Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

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.

Economy

be 61.6% less likely to be unemployed


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

be 34.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


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

make 10.2% less money


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

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.

Life

be 46.9% less likely to die during infancy


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

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.

Expenditures

spend 14.3% more on education


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

Geography

see 99.1% less coastline


Spain has a total of 4,964 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 Spain? 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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