Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Slovenia instead of Chile, you would:

Health

be 27.9% less likely to be obese


In Chile, 28.0% of adults are obese. In Slovenia, that number is 20.2% of people.

Economy

make 40.4% more money


Chile has a GDP per capita of $24,500, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,400.

spend 25.0% more on taxes


Chile has a top tax rate of 40.0%. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0%.

Life

be 59.1% less likely to die during childbirth


In Chile, approximately 22.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Slovenia, 9.0 women do.

be 40.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Chile, approximately 6.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Slovenia, on the other hand, 3.9 children do.

have 39.7% less children


In Chile, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Slovenia, there are 8.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 14.4% more likely to have internet access


In Chile, approximately 66.0% of the population has internet access. In Slovenia, about 75.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 17.9% more on healthcare


Chile spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Slovenia, that number is 9.2% of GDP.

Geography

see 99.3% less coastline


Chile has a total of 6,435 km of coastline. In Slovenia, that number is 47 km.

Slovenia: At a glance

Slovenia is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 20,151 sq km. The Slovene lands were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the latter's dissolution at the end of World War I. In 1918, the Slovenes joined the Serbs and Croats in forming a new multinational state, which was named Yugoslavia in 1929. After World War II, Slovenia became a republic of the renewed Yugoslavia, which though communist, distanced itself from Moscow's rule. Dissatisfied with the exercise of power by the majority Serbs, the Slovenes succeeded in establishing their independence in 1991 after a short 10-day war. Historical ties to Western Europe, a strong economy, and a stable democracy have assisted in Slovenia's transformation to a modern state. Slovenia acceded to both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004; it joined the eurozone in 2007.

How big is Slovenia compared to Chile? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, The World Factbook, Chilean Tax Administration.

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