Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 8.2 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 7.2 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 44.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 11.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Ireland, however, that number is 13.1% as of 2018.
pay a 2.7 times higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 73.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 52.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Ukraine, approximately 7.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ireland, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 28.3% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 37.0% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Ireland spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 48.0% less coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
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