It appears that being Muslim is better for women than for men. You read that right. Despite the popular perception that women are suppressed Islam they appear to be thriving more than men in many Muslim countries (though not all), that's according to a recent study by Gallup:
Needless to say that's not quite how it's reported by Gallup. And needless to say there's a lot more to the topic of women under Islam than the answer to just one question in an opinion poll.
In Ireland, both the sexes are thriving equally (or suffering equally, depending on your point of view...)