Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United Kingdom instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 8.5 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In United Kingdom, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 15.4% more likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United Kingdom, that number is 27.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.4 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in United Kingdom, the GDP per capita is $41,600 as of 2020.
be 64.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 3.2% as of 2019.
be 16.9 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In United Kingdom, however, that number is 18.6% as of 2017.
pay a 2.5 times higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In United Kingdom, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 63.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In United Kingdom, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 47.9% 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 United Kingdom, on the other hand, 3.8 children do as of 2022.
have 12.4% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United Kingdom, there are 10.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 43.7% more on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United Kingdom, that number is 10.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.5 times more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In United Kingdom, that number is 12,429 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, HM Revenue & Customs.
United Kingdom: At a glance
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