Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 17.8% more likely to be obese


In Slovenia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Spain, that number is 23.8% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 11.3% more money


Slovenia has a GDP per capita of $34,500 as of 2017, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $38,400 as of 2017.

pay a 10.0% lower top tax rate


Slovenia has a top tax rate of 50.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.

be 2.6 times more likely to be unemployed


In Slovenia, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Spain, that number is 17.2% as of 2017.

be 51.8% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Slovenia, 13.9% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Spain, however, that number is 21.1% as of 2012.

Life

be 42.9% less likely to die during childbirth


In Slovenia, approximately 7.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Spain, 4.0 women do as of 2017.

be 88.2% more likely to die during infancy


In Slovenia, approximately 1.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Spain, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 12.5% less on education


Slovenia spends 4.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Spain spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2016.

Geography

see 106.5 times more coastline


Slovenia has a total of 47 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.

Spain: At a glance

Spain is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 498,980 sq km. Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in economic and political power. Spain remained neutral in World War I and II but suffered through a devastating civil war (1936-39). A peaceful transition to democracy following the death of dictator Francisco FRANCO in 1975, and rapid economic modernization (Spain joined the EU in 1986) gave Spain a dynamic and rapidly growing economy and made it a global champion of freedom and human rights. More recently the government has had to focus on measures to reverse a severe economic recession that began in mid-2008. Austerity measures implemented to reduce a large budget deficit and reassure foreign investors have led to one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe.

How big is Spain compared to Slovenia? 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, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.

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