Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.6 years less


In Liechtenstein, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women). In Slovenia, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women).

Economy

make 75.3% less money


Liechtenstein has a GDP per capita of $139,100, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,400.

be 2.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Liechtenstein, 2.4% of adults are unemployed. In Slovenia, that number is 6.6%.

spend 2.1 times more on taxes


Liechtenstein has a top tax rate of 24.0%. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0%.

Life

have 21.2% less children


In Liechtenstein, there are approximately 10.4 babies per 1,000 people. In Slovenia, there are 8.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 23.0% less likely to have internet access


In Liechtenstein, approximately 98.1% of the population has internet access. In Slovenia, about 75.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 2.0 times more on education


Liechtenstein spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education. Slovenia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

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 Liechtenstein? 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, Ministry of Finance.

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