Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 2.8 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
be 33.2% more likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.3 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $28,400 as of 2020.
be 53.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 13.7% as of 2019.
be 13.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Turkey, however, that number is 14.4% as of 2018.
pay a 94.4% higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Turkey, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 48.8% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.6 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 Turkey, on the other hand, 19.4 children do as of 2022.
be 17.5% less likely to have internet access
In Ukraine, approximately 94.5% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Turkey, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 20.4% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 39.4% less on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 4.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 2.6 times more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Revenue Administration, Government of Turkey.
Turkey: At a glance
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