Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Luxembourg, you would:
be 4.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Luxembourg, 0.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 10.5 years less
In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 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 14.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Luxembourg, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 28.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Luxembourg, 17.5% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
pay a 70.2% lower top tax rate
Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 76.0% less money
Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $110,300 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 Luxembourg, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 97.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Luxembourg, 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.
have 18.6% fewer children
In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.1% less likely to have internet access
In Luxembourg, approximately 99.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Russia, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 27.0% more on education
Luxembourg spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Federal Tax Service of Russia.
Russia: At a glance
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