Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Senegal instead of Ukraine, you would:
be 63.5% less likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Senegal, that number is 8.8% of people as of 2016.
live 3.5 years less
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Senegal, that number is 70 years (68 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2022.
make 73.4% less money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in Senegal, the GDP per capita is $3,300 as of 2020.
be 5.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Senegal, that number is 48.0% as of 2007.
be 42.5 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Senegal, however, that number is 46.7% as of 2011.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Senegal, the top tax rate is 40.0% 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 Senegal, there are 31.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 16.6 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Senegal, 315.0 women do as of 2017.
be 48.0% less likely to be literate
In Ukraine, the literacy rate is 99.8% as of 2015. In Senegal, it is 51.9% as of 2017.
be 4.4 times more 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 Senegal, on the other hand, 32.4 children do as of 2022.
be 29.0% less likely to have access to electricity
In Ukraine, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2020. In Senegal, 71% of the population do as of 2019.
be 54.5% less likely to have internet access
In Ukraine, approximately 94.5% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Senegal, about 43.0% do as of 2020.
be 12.3% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Ukraine, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Senegal, that number is 87% of people on average (96% in urban areas, and 79% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 42.3% less on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Senegal, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 80.9% less coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In Senegal, that number is 531 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Direction Generale des Impots et des Domaines.
Senegal: At a glance
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