Quality of life comparison
If you lived in United States instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 7.1 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In United States, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.
be 50.2% more likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In United States, that number is 36.2% of people as of 2016.
make 4.9 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in United States, the GDP per capita is $60,200 as of 2020.
be 56.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In United States, that number is 3.9% as of 2018.
be 13.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In United States, however, that number is 15.1% as of 2010.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In United States, the top tax rate is 39.6% as of 2016.
be 29.5% 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 States, on the other hand, 5.2 children do as of 2022.
have 27.9% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In United States, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 2.4 times more on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In United States, that number is 16.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 7.2 times more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In United States, that number is 19,924 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Internal Revenue Service.
United States: At a glance
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