Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Ireland, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Ireland, 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 9.2 years less
In Ireland, the average life expectancy is 82 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.
pay a 72.9% lower top tax rate
Ireland has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 70.5% less money
Ireland has a GDP per capita of $89,700 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
be 3.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Ireland, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 85.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Ireland, 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.
have 23.3% fewer children
In Ireland, there are approximately 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 14.9% less on healthcare
Ireland spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 38.2% more on education
Ireland spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 26.0 times more coastline
Ireland has a total of 1,448 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, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Russia: At a glance
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