Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Azerbaijan instead of Russia, you would:
be 91.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Russia, 1.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In Azerbaijan, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2020.
live 1.7 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Azerbaijan, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022.
be 13.9% less likely to be obese
In Russia, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Azerbaijan, that number is 19.9% of people as of 2016.
be 61.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Russia, 12.6% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Azerbaijan, however, that number is 4.9% as of 2015.
make 48.3% less money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $26,500 as of 2020, while in Azerbaijan, the GDP per capita is $13,700 as of 2020.
pay a 92.3% higher top tax rate
Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Azerbaijan, the top tax rate is 25.0% as of 2016.
have 43.8% more children
In Russia, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Azerbaijan, there are 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 52.9% more likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Azerbaijan, 26.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.7 times more likely to die during infancy
In Russia, approximately 6.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Azerbaijan, on the other hand, 23.5 children do as of 2022.
spend 42.6% less on education
Russia spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Azerbaijan spends 2.7% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 29.8% less on healthcare
Russia spends 5.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Azerbaijan, that number is 4.0% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Ministry of Taxes.
Azerbaijan: At a glance
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