Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

be 16.8% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Germany, 16.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Slovenia, however, that number is 13.9% as of 2016.

make 32.1% less money


Germany has a GDP per capita of $50,800 as of 2017, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,500 as of 2017.

be 73.7% more likely to be unemployed


In Germany, 3.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Slovenia, that number is 6.6% as of 2017.

Life

be 48.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Germany, approximately 3.3 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.

Basic Needs

be 11.1% less likely to have internet access


In Germany, approximately 89.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Slovenia, about 79.8% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 98.0% less coastline


Germany has a total of 2,389 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 Germany? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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