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


be 15.1% less likely to be obese

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


be 45.9% less likely to be unemployed

In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Slovenia, that number is 7.6% as of 2019.

be 42.0% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Spain, 20.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Slovenia, however, that number is 12.0% as of 2018.

pay a 11.1% higher top tax rate

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


be 38.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Slovenia, on the other hand, 1.5 children do as of 2022.

have 16.4% more children

In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Slovenia, there are 8.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

be 75.0% more likely to die during childbirth

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


spend 16.7% more on education

Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Slovenia spends 4.9% of total GDP on education as of 2018.


see 99.1% less coastline

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

The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tax Administration of the Republic of Slovenia, The World Factbook, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.

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.
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