Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Azerbaijan, you would:
be 12.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Azerbaijan, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 1.7 years less
In Azerbaijan, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Russia, that number is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 16.1% more likely to be obese
In Azerbaijan, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
make 93.4% more money
Azerbaijan has a GDP per capita of $13,700 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
pay a 48.0% lower top tax rate
Azerbaijan has a top tax rate of 25.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 2.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Azerbaijan, 4.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
be 34.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Azerbaijan, approximately 26.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 72.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Azerbaijan, approximately 23.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Russia, on the other hand, 6.4 children do as of 2022.
have 30.5% fewer children
In Azerbaijan, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 74.1% more on education
Azerbaijan spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 42.5% more on healthcare
Azerbaijan spends 4.0% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Ministry of Taxes.
Russia: At a glance
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