Now that the 2012 Summer Olympics have come and gone a few countries will have athletic supremacy bragging rights for the next few years. The USA, China, Russia, Great Britain, Germany, and Japan beat out 198 other countries to find themselves a spot at the top of the medal count charts. But does having the most medals really mean that your nation is the best? We’ve done some research to find out how these Olympic powerhouses are living compared to one another. The US received the most medals but are you more likely to be murdered there than in Germany? China won more gold medals than Great Britain but who has the higher Internet usage? 

Find out the answers to those questions and more in this infographic about The Quality of Life in the Countries Who Dominated the 2012 Olympics.

Icons by Simon Jones

[via US Census Bureau, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Central Intelligence Agency, International Monetary Fund, Internet World Stats]