93points

Australia

100points

South Korea

Australia
South Korea
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Australia vs South Korea

Australia
South Korea

How does Australia compare to South Korea?

  • 8 979.00$ higher GDP per capita
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    52 191.00$vs43212$
  • 2.25% wider access to improved water sources
    ?

    100%vs97.8%
  • 99.42% lower population density
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    3 people/km²vs517 people/km²
  • 26.02% more health expenditures
    ?

    9.25% of GDPvs7.34% of GDP
  • 1.51x more physicians per 1,000 people
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    3.59/1000vs2.37/1000
  • 0.5 years longer life expectancy at birth for males
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    79.9 yearsvs79.4 years
  • 34.8% more agricultural land
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    52.9%vs18.1%
  • 6 years longer school life expectancy
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    23 yearsvs17 years

How does South Korea compare to Australia?

  • 0.1 years longer life expectancy at birth
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    82.5 yearsvs82.4 years
  • 3.94x more forests
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    63.9%vs16.2%
  • Has public health care
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  • 0.8 years longer life expectancy at birth for females
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    85.8 yearsvs85 years
  • 83.79% lower obesity rate among adults
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    4.7%vs29%
  • 1.9% lower unemployment rate
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    3.7%vs5.6%
  • 1.93% higher percentage of internet users
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    89.9%vs88.2%
  • 26.36million more inhabitants
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    51.81 millionvs25.456 million

COVID-19 statistics

1.COVID-19 confirmed cases (total)

27,541

26,043

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases. Source: worldometers.info
2.COVID-19 patients recovered

25,213

23,981

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of patients diagnosed with COVID-19 (coronavirus) that have successfully recovered from the disease. Source: worldometers.info
3.COVID-19 new cases (total)

14

88

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of new COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info
4.COVID-19 deaths (total)

905

460

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The total number of deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). Source: worldometers.info
5.COVID-19 cases per 1 million inhabitants

1,076

508

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of COVID-19 (coronavirus) confirmed cases per 1 million inhabitants. Source: worldometers.info
6.COVID-19 new deaths

0

3

Updated on Tue Oct 27 2020
The number of new deaths caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to the last official status report. Source: worldometers.info

Geography

1.forests

16.2%

63.9%

The percentage of land covered by forests. Forests have a key role in removing pollutants and cleansing the air.
2.agricultural land

52.9%

18.1%

The percentage of land dedicated to agricultural use, including arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture.
3.coastline

25 760 km

2 413 km

The total length of the border between the land area and the sea, including the country’s islands.
4.total water area

58 920 km²

2 800 km²

The country’s total water area, summing up all inland waters: lakes, rivers, reservoirs, wetlands, etc.
5.total land area

7 682 300 km²

96 920 km²

The country’s total land area (excluding inland and sea waters). To get a better idea of how large the country is, you can compare it with a soccer field, which has 0.007km².
6.total surface

7 741 220 km²

99 720 km²

It can be nice to live in big cities or countries, as a larger space may offer more options for residents and visitors.

Demographics

1.overall life expectancy at birth

82.4 years

82.5 years

The average life expectancy at birth is the number of years that the population of a country is expected to live. This metric reflects the overall quality of life.
2.life expectancy at birth for females

85 years

85.8 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s female population.
3.population

25.46 million

51.81 million

Populous cities or countries usually offer better employment opportunities because of their large economies. Big cities attract companies and business investment, and are usually important cultural centers and research hubs. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
4.population density

3 people/km²

517 people/km²

Population density shows how cramped or spread out inhabitants are. Cities or countries with high population densities can be considered overpopulated, which can be a problem if the infrastructure is underdeveloped. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.
5.life expectancy at birth for males

79.9 years

79.4 years

The average life expectancy at birth for the country’s male population.
6.median age of female population

39.7 years

44 years

Generally, a lower median age is considered better because a younger population is healthier. However, countries with an extremely low median age are often facing socio-economic problems, especially poverty.

Economy

1.unemployment rate

5.6%

3.7%

Low unemployment rate indicates better career opportunities and economic growth. Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official stats, 2020.
2.GDP per capita

52 191.00$

43 212.00$

The GDP per capita is calculated by dividing the total GDP by the number of people living in the country. A higher GDP per capita indicates a superior standard of living.
3.public debt

40.8% of GDP

39.5% of GDP

Also known as government debt or national debt, public debt refers to the sum of all government borrowings owed to lenders within the country.
4.youth unemployment rate

12.6%

10.4%

The number of young people with ages between 15-24 who are unemployed during a specific year. The youth unemployment rate is calculated as a percent of the total youth labor force.
5.education expenditures

5.3% of GDP

5.3% of GDP

The total amount of public expenditure on education. Public spending on education includes direct expenditure on schools, universities, and other types of educational institutions, as well as educational-related public subsidies.
6.health expenditures

9.25% of GDP

7.34% of GDP

The total amount of public and private health expenditure on medical and paramedical services.

Infrastructure

1.percentage of internet users

88.2%

89.9%

The percentage of the country’s population using the internet.
2.electrification rate

100%

100%

The share of the population with access to electricity, in both rural and urban environments.
3.railway network

33 343km

3 979km

The total length of the country’s railway network.
4.roadways

873 573 km

100 428 km

The total length of the country’s paved and unpaved roads.
5.inland waterways

2 000 km

1 600 km

The total length of the navigable inland bodies of water.
6.number of airports

480

111

The presence and number of airports shows how good is connection of city with different international destinations and its international accessibility. Source: Wikipedia, 2020.

Quality of living

1.has public health care
Australia
South Korea
Public health care is more affordable for an average citizen and usually guaranteed for everyone. Source: city's official website, 2020.
2.adult obesity rate

29%

4.7%

The percentage of adults considered obese. An obese adult has a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or greater than 30. Obesity is a public health problem and increases the risk of chronic diseases.
3.population with access to improved water sources

100%

97.8%

The percentage of the country’s population with access to improved drinking water sources, such as piped water or protected wells.
4.hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants

3.8

11.5

Countries or cities with a higher number of hospital beds per 1,000 inhabitants usually have well-developed health care systems. Source: , 2020
5.physicians per 1,000 people

3.59/1000

2.37/1000

The number of physicians (generalist and specialist medical doctors) per 1,000 people. According to the World Health Organization, there should be more than 2.3 health workers per 1,000 people in order to cover the primary healthcare needs.
6.school life expectancy

23 years

17 years

School life expectancy (SLE) represents the number of years of schooling that children are expected to complete. SLE includes primary to tertiary education.

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