Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ukraine instead of Serbia, you would:
be 12.1% more likely to be obese
In Serbia, 21.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ukraine, that number is 24.1% of people as of 2016.
be 37.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ukraine, that number is 8.9% as of 2019.
be 95.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Serbia, 23.2% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Ukraine, however, that number is 1.1% as of 2019.
make 31.9% less money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $18,200 as of 2020, while in Ukraine, the GDP per capita is $12,400 as of 2020.
pay a 20.0% higher top tax rate
Serbia has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2017. In Ukraine, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
be 58.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Serbia, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ukraine, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 52.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Serbia, approximately 4.8 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.
be 21.2% more likely to have internet access
In Serbia, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ukraine, about 94.5% do as of 2022.
spend 18.4% less on healthcare
Serbia spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ukraine, that number is 7.1% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 50.0% more on education
Serbia spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Ukraine spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Serbia.
Ukraine: At a glance
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