Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ukraine instead of France, you would:
live 9.1 years less
In France, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Ukraine, that number is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 11.6% more likely to be obese
In France, 21.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ukraine, that number is 24.1% of people as of 2016.
be 91.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In France, 13.6% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Ukraine, however, that number is 1.1% as of 2019.
pay a 64.1% lower top tax rate
France has a top tax rate of 50.2% as of 2016. In Ukraine, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
make 70.5% less money
France has a GDP per capita of $42,000 as of 2020, while in Ukraine, the GDP per capita is $12,400 as of 2020.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In France, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ukraine, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during infancy
In France, approximately 3.1 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ukraine, on the other hand, 7.3 children do as of 2022.
have 17.7% fewer children
In France, there are approximately 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ukraine, there are 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.2% more likely to have internet access
In France, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ukraine, about 94.5% do as of 2022.
spend 36.0% less on healthcare
France spends 11.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ukraine, that number is 7.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 42.7% less coastline
France has a total of 4,853 km of coastline. In Ukraine, that number is 2,782 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine.
Ukraine: At a glance
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