Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Romania, you would:
be 12.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Romania, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 4.1 years less
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 72 years (66 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
make 13.4% more money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $27,900 as of 2017.
be 40.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Russia, however, that number is 13.3% as of 2015.
pay a 18.8% lower top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 25.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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.
have 17.6% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Russia, there are 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 14.4% more likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Russia, about 80.9% do as of 2018.
spend 19.4% more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Russia spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 167.3 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 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, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF).
Russia: At a glance
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