Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Estonia, you would:
live 4.1 years longer
In Estonia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (73 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 31.1% more likely to be obese
In Estonia, 21.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
make 16.9% more money
Estonia has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 35.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Estonia, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 14.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Estonia, 21.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Estonia has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 22.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Estonia, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
have 23.3% more children
In Estonia, there are approximately 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.7% more likely to die during infancy
In Estonia, approximately 3.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
spend 52.2% more on healthcare
Estonia spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 3.3 times more coastline
Estonia has a total of 3,794 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Estonian Tax and Customs Board, The World Factbook, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
How big is United Kingdom compared to Estonia? See an in-depth size comparison.