Quality of life comparison
If you lived in China instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 2.6 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In China, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
be 74.3% less likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In China, that number is 6.2% of people as of 2016.
make 32.3% more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in China, the GDP per capita is $16,400 as of 2020.
be 59.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In China, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 45.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In China, however, that number is 0.6% as of 2019.
pay a 2.5 times higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In China, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 52.6% more likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In China, 29.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.9% less likely to have internet access
In Ukraine, approximately 94.5% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In China, about 70.0% do as of 2020.
spend 35.2% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. China spends 3.5% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 23.9% less on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In China, that number is 5.4% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.2 times more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In China, that number is 14,500 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, State Administration of Taxation.
China: At a glance
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