Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 97.9% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS


In Kenya, 4.7% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Slovenia, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.

live 12.4 years longer


In Kenya, the average life expectancy is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 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 2.8 times more likely to be obese


In Kenya, 7.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Slovenia, that number is 20.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 9.9 times more money


Kenya has a GDP per capita of $3,500 as of 2017, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,500 as of 2017.

be 83.5% less likely to be unemployed


In Kenya, 40.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Slovenia, that number is 6.6% as of 2017.

be 61.5% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Kenya, 36.1% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Slovenia, however, that number is 13.9% as of 2016.

pay a 66.7% higher top tax rate


Kenya has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 98.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Kenya, approximately 342.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Slovenia, 7.0 women do as of 2017.

be 22.3% more likely to be literate


In Kenya, the literacy rate is 81.5% as of 2018. In Slovenia, it is 99.7% as of 2015.

be 94.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Kenya, approximately 29.8 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.

have 68.0% fewer children


In Kenya, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Slovenia, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 78.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Kenya, approximately 56% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Slovenia, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 4.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Kenya, approximately 17.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Slovenia, about 79.8% do as of 2018.

be 47.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Kenya, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (89% in urban areas, and 60% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Slovenia, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Geography

see 91.3% less coastline


Kenya has a total of 536 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 Kenya? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia.

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