Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Moldova, you would:
be 50.0% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Moldova, 0.8% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
be 22.2% more likely to be obese
In Moldova, 18.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.2 times more money
Moldova has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
pay a 27.8% lower top tax rate
Moldova has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 72.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Moldova, 7.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
be 44.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Moldova, approximately 11.6 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 11.4% more likely to have internet access
In Moldova, approximately 76.3% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Russia, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 23.0% less on education
Moldova spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 10.9% less on healthcare
Moldova spends 6.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, State tax Service.
Russia: At a glance
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