Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Netherlands, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Netherlands, 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 9.7 years less
In Netherlands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 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.
be 13.2% more likely to be obese
In Netherlands, 20.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
pay a 75.0% lower top tax rate
Netherlands has a top tax rate of 52.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 51.1% less money
Netherlands has a GDP per capita of $54,200 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
be 34.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Netherlands, 3.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 3.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Netherlands, approximately 5.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 88.8% more likely to die during infancy
In Netherlands, approximately 3.4 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 14.0% fewer children
In Netherlands, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 13.0% less on education
Netherlands spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 43.6% less on healthcare
Netherlands spends 10.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 83.5 times more coastline
Netherlands has a total of 451 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, Tax and Customs Administration - Belastingdienst.
Russia: At a glance
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