Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 2.2 years longer


In Panama, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 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 11.0% less likely to be obese


In Panama, 22.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Slovenia, that number is 20.2% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 35.8% more money


Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2017, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,500 as of 2017.

be 39.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Panama, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Slovenia, however, that number is 13.9% as of 2016.

pay a 100.0% higher top tax rate


Panama has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 86.5% less likely to die during childbirth


In Panama, approximately 52.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Slovenia, 7.0 women do as of 2017.

be 81.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Panama, approximately 9.1 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 49.1% fewer children


In Panama, there are approximately 17.1 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 37.8% more likely to have internet access


In Panama, approximately 57.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Slovenia, about 79.8% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 50.0% more on education


Panama spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2011. Slovenia spends 4.8% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 98.1% less coastline


Panama has a total of 2,490 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 Panama? 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, General Directorate of Revenues, Panama.

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