Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of Vanuatu, you would:

Health

live 7.9 years longer


In Vanuatu, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women). In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women).

be 20.2% less likely to be obese


In Vanuatu, 25.2% of adults are obese. In Austria, that number is 20.1% of people.

Economy

make 18.5 times more money


Vanuatu has a GDP per capita of $2,700, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $49,900.

be 3.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Vanuatu, 1.7% of adults are unemployed. In Austria, that number is 5.5%.

Life

be 94.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Vanuatu, approximately 78.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Austria, 4.0 women do.

be 76.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Vanuatu, approximately 14.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.4 children do.

have 60.4% less children


In Vanuatu, there are approximately 24.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 3.7 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Vanuatu, 27% of the population has electricity access. In Austria, 100% of the population do.

be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Vanuatu, approximately 24.0% of the population has internet access. In Austria, about 84.3% do.

Expenditures

spend 2.2 times more on healthcare


Vanuatu spends 5.0% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Austria, that number is 11.2% of GDP.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to Vanuatu? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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