Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Germany 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 Germany, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2020.
live 9.1 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Germany, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 92.1% more money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $26,500 as of 2020, while in Germany, the GDP per capita is $50,900 as of 2020.
be 17.5% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Russia, 12.6% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Germany, however, that number is 14.8% as of 2018.
pay a 3.7 times higher top tax rate
Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Germany, the top tax rate is 47.5% as of 2016.
be 58.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Germany, 7.0 women do as of 2017.
be 50.3% less 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 Germany, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2022.
spend 2.1 times more on healthcare
Russia spends 5.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Germany, that number is 11.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 93.7% less coastline
Russia has a total of 37,653 km of coastline. In Germany, that number is 2,389 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Federal Central Tax Office (BZSt).
Germany: At a glance
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