Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ukraine instead of Turkey, you would:
be 24.9% less likely to be obese
In Turkey, 32.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ukraine, that number is 24.1% of people as of 2016.
live 2.8 years less
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Ukraine, that number is 73 years (68 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 15.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 10.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ukraine, that number is 9.2% as of 2017.
be 82.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Turkey, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Ukraine, however, that number is 3.8% as of 2016.
pay a 48.6% lower top tax rate
Turkey has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Ukraine, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
make 67.4% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $27,000 as of 2017, while in Ukraine, the GDP per capita is $8,800 as of 2017.
be 53.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 15.8 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ukraine, on the other hand, 7.4 children do as of 2020.
have 35.1% fewer children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ukraine, there are 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 17.1% less likely to have internet access
In Turkey, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ukraine, about 58.9% do as of 2018.
spend 25.6% more on education
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Ukraine spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 61.4% less coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Ukraine, that number is 2,782 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Revenue Administration, Government of Turkey.
Ukraine: At a glance
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