Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Italy, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Italy, 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 10.2 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 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 Italy, 19.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
be 53.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 9.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 37.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 20.1% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
pay a 73.4% lower top tax rate
Italy has a top tax rate of 48.8% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 32.1% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
have 36.0% more children
In Italy, there are approximately 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 8.5 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 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.
be 21.4% more likely to have internet access
In Italy, approximately 70.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Russia, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 34.5% less on healthcare
Italy spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.0 times more coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 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, Italian Revenue Agency.
Russia: At a glance
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