Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Uruguay, you would:
live 3.1 years longer
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Greece, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 10.8% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
make 26.4% more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $21,600 as of 2020, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,300 as of 2020.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 17.3% as of 2019.
be 2.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 8.8% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Greece, however, that number is 17.9% as of 2018.
pay a 60.0% higher top tax rate
Uruguay has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 82.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Uruguay, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
be 57.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 8.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Greece, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 40.1% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greece, there are 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 23.4% less on education
Uruguay spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Greece spends 3.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 17.0% less on healthcare
Uruguay spends 9.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Greece, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 20.7 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Dirección General Impositiva, GSIS, Greece.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Uruguay? See an in-depth size comparison.