Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Kazakhstan, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Kazakhstan, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
be 10.0% more likely to be obese
In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
be 5.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Russia, however, that number is 13.3% as of 2015.
pay a 30.0% higher top tax rate
Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 63.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Russia, on the other hand, 6.5 children do as of 2020.
be 70.0% more likely to die during childbirth
In Kazakhstan, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
have 39.0% fewer children
In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Russia, there are 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 32.1% more on education
Kazakhstan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Russia spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Russia: At a glance
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