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


live 4.5 years longer

In Slovenia, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (84 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2022.

be 69.8% less likely to be obese

In Slovenia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.


make 2.6 times more money

Slovenia has a GDP per capita of $36,500 as of 2020, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,400 as of 2020.

be 70.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Slovenia, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2019.

pay a 56.0% lower top tax rate

Slovenia has a top tax rate of 50.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.


spend 49.0% less on education

Slovenia spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Singapore spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.

spend 51.8% less on healthcare

Slovenia spends 8.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.


see 4.1 times more coastline

Slovenia has a total of 47 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.

Singapore: At a glance

Singapore is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 709 sq km. Singapore was founded as a British trading colony in 1819. It joined the Malaysian Federation in 1963 but separated two years later and became independent. Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe.
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