Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt 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 Egypt, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 1.8 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (66 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
be 38.5% more likely to be obese
In Russia, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
make 54.5% less money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $27,900 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Russia, 5.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Russia, 13.3% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Egypt, however, that number is 27.8% as of 2016.
pay a 73.1% higher top tax rate
Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
have 2.7 times more children
In Russia, there are approximately 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 28.6% less likely to be literate
In Russia, the literacy rate is 99.7% as of 2018. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Russia, approximately 6.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
be 42.0% less likely to have internet access
In Russia, approximately 80.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
see 93.5% less coastline
Russia has a total of 37,653 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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