Quality of life comparison
If you lived in El Salvador instead of Ukraine, you would:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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