Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ukraine instead of China, you would:
live 2.6 years less
In China, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Ukraine, that number is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 3.9 times more likely to be obese
In China, 6.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ukraine, that number is 24.1% of people as of 2016.
pay a 60.0% lower top tax rate
China has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Ukraine, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
make 24.4% less money
China has a GDP per capita of $16,400 as of 2020, while in Ukraine, the GDP per capita is $12,400 as of 2020.
be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In China, 3.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ukraine, that number is 8.9% as of 2019.
be 83.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In China, 0.6% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Ukraine, however, that number is 1.1% as of 2019.
be 34.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In China, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ukraine, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 35.0% more likely to have internet access
In China, approximately 70.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ukraine, about 94.5% do as of 2022.
spend 54.3% more on education
China spends 3.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ukraine spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 31.5% more on healthcare
China spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ukraine, that number is 7.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 80.8% less coastline
China has a total of 14,500 km of coastline. In Ukraine, that number is 2,782 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, State Administration of Taxation.
Ukraine: At a glance
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