Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.4 years longer


In Seychelles, the average life expectancy is 75 years (70 years for men, 80 years for women). In Slovenia, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women).

be 44.3% more likely to be obese


In Seychelles, 14.0% of adults are obese. In Slovenia, that number is 20.2% of people.

Economy

make 19.0% more money


Seychelles has a GDP per capita of $28,900, while in Slovenia, the GDP per capita is $34,400.

be 64.6% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Seychelles, 39.3% live below the poverty line. In Slovenia, however, that number is 13.9%.

be 61.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Seychelles, 4.1% of adults are unemployed. In Slovenia, that number is 6.6%.

spend 3.3 times more on taxes


Seychelles has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Slovenia, the top tax rate is 50.0%.

Life

be 61.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Seychelles, approximately 10.0 children die before they reach the age of one. In Slovenia, on the other hand, 3.9 children do.

have 40.1% less children


In Seychelles, there are approximately 13.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Slovenia, there are 8.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 33.6% more likely to have internet access


In Seychelles, approximately 56.5% of the population has internet access. In Slovenia, about 75.5% do.

Expenditures

spend 47.2% more on education


Seychelles spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education. Slovenia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.7 times more on healthcare


Seychelles spends 3.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Slovenia, that number is 9.2% of GDP.

Geography

see 90.5% less coastline


Seychelles has a total of 491 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 Seychelles? 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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