Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ethiopia instead of Ukraine, you would:
be 81.3% less likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ethiopia, that number is 4.5% of people as of 2016.
live 5.4 years less
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Ethiopia, that number is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 years for women) as of 2020.
make 75.0% less money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $8,800 as of 2017, while in Ethiopia, the GDP per capita is $2,200 as of 2017.
be 90.2% more likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 9.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ethiopia, that number is 17.5% as of 2012.
be 7.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 3.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Ethiopia, however, that number is 29.6% as of 2014.
pay a 94.4% higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Ethiopia, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 3.3 times more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ethiopia, there are 31.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 21.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ethiopia, 401.0 women do as of 2017.
be 48.1% less likely to be literate
In Ukraine, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Ethiopia, it is 51.8% as of 2017.
be 4.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Ukraine, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Ethiopia, on the other hand, 35.8 children do as of 2020.
be 57.1% less likely to have access to electricity
In Ukraine, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Ethiopia, 43% of the population do as of 2017.
be 68.4% less likely to have internet access
In Ukraine, approximately 58.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ethiopia, about 18.6% do as of 2018.
be 30.7% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Ukraine, approximately 99% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Ethiopia, that number is 69% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 62% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 13.0% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Ethiopia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority.
Ethiopia: At a glance
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