Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Slovenia, you would:
live 1.2 years less
In Slovenia, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In United States, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.
be 79.2% more likely to be obese
In Slovenia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% of people as of 2016.
make 64.9% more money
Slovenia has a GDP per capita of $36,500 as of 2020, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $60,200 as of 2020.
be 49.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Slovenia, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United States, that number is 3.9% as of 2018.
pay a 20.8% lower top tax rate
Slovenia has a top tax rate of 50.0% as of 2016. In United States, the top tax rate is 39.6% as of 2016.
be 25.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Slovenia, 12.0% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In United States, however, that number is 15.1% as of 2010.
have 48.0% more children
In Slovenia, there are approximately 8.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In United States, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Slovenia, approximately 7.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United States, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Slovenia, approximately 1.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In United States, on the other hand, 5.2 children do as of 2022.
spend 97.6% more on healthcare
Slovenia spends 8.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United States, that number is 16.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 427.6 times more coastline
Slovenia has a total of 47 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, The World Factbook, Internal Revenue Service.
United States: At a glance
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