Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Slovenia instead of Czech Republic, you would:

Health

live 2.1 years longer


In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020. In Slovenia, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

be 22.3% less likely to be obese


In Czech Republic, 26.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Slovenia, that number is 20.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Czech Republic, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Slovenia, that number is 6.6% as of 2017.

be 43.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Czech Republic, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Slovenia, however, that number is 13.9% as of 2016.

pay a 2.3 times higher top tax rate


Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 34.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Czech Republic, approximately 2.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Slovenia, on the other hand, 1.7 children do as of 2020.

be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth


In Czech Republic, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Slovenia, 7.0 women do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 14.3% less on education


Czech Republic spends 5.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Slovenia spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

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 Czech Republic? 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, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic.

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