Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Greece, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Greece, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 9.0 years less
In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 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 73.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 17.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 29.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 17.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
pay a 72.9% lower top tax rate
Greece has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
have 24.2% more children
In Greece, there are approximately 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 5.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Greece, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 80.8% more likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.5 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.
spend 26.9% less on healthcare
Greece spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 30.6% more on education
Greece spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 2.8 times more coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 km of coastline. In Russia, that number is 37,653 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece.
Russia: At a glance
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