If you lived in El Salvador instead of Ukraine, you would:

Health

live 1.9 years longer

In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In El Salvador, that number is 75 years (71 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 23.9% less likely to be unemployed

In Ukraine, 9.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In El Salvador, that number is 7.0% as of 2017.

be 8.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Ukraine, 3.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In El Salvador, however, that number is 32.7% as of 2016.

pay a 66.7% higher top tax rate

Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In El Salvador, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.

Life

have 93.8% more children

In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In El Salvador, there are 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In El Salvador, 46.0 women do as of 2017.

be 11.3% less likely to be literate

In Ukraine, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In El Salvador, it is 88.5% as of 2017.

be 59.5% more likely to die during infancy

In Ukraine, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In El Salvador, on the other hand, 11.8 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 42.6% less likely to have internet access

In Ukraine, approximately 58.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In El Salvador, about 33.8% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 29.6% less on education

Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. El Salvador spends 3.8% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 89.0% less coastline

Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In El Salvador, that number is 307 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Ministry of Finance.

El Salvador: At a glance

El Salvador is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 20,721 sq km. El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that provided for military and political reforms.
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