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Happiness Index - Life Satisfaction in Austria Remains Strong

Published: November 15, 2018; 11:48 · (Vindobona)

A current study paints a differentiated picture of prosperity and progress in Austria. Subjective life satisfaction remains at a high level. In an EU comparison, Austria ranks fourth in terms of GDP per capita.

Quality of life in Austria: Satisfaction consistently high / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Pferdeliebe [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Gross domestic product (+1.9% per capita, real), consumption (+0.9% per capita, real) and income (+0.1% per capita, real) increased in 2017. The risk of poverty is below the EU average. However, the growing prosperity is accompanied by an increasing consumption of resources.

The current edition of the study "Wie geht's Österreich?" by Statistik Austria shows that the share of…

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