Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 2.7 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (68 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Thailand, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 58.5% less likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
be 10.0% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Ukraine, 1.0% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Thailand, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.
make 2.0 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $8,800 as of 2017, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2017.
be 92.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 9.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Thailand, that number is 0.7% as of 2017.
be 89.5% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 3.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Thailand, however, that number is 7.2% as of 2015.
pay a 94.4% higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Thailand, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 11.5% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Thailand, there are 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 94.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.2% more likely to die during infancy
In Ukraine, approximately 7.4 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Thailand, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.
spend 24.1% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Thailand spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 15.7% more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand.
Thailand: At a glance
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