Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 4.2 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Thailand, that number is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
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.
make 39.5% more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,300 as of 2020.
be 88.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Thailand, that number is 1.0% as of 2019.
be 9.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Thailand, however, that number is 9.9% as of 2018.
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.
be 11.7% 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 Thailand, on the other hand, 6.5 children do as of 2022.
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 17.5% less likely to have internet access
In Ukraine, approximately 94.5% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Thailand, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 44.4% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Thailand spends 3.0% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 46.5% less on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Thailand, that number is 3.8% of GDP as of 2019.
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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