Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Honduras instead of Russia, you would:


be 75.0% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Russia, 1.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV. In Honduras, that number is 0.3% of people.


make 79.9% less money

Russia has a GDP per capita of $27,800, while in Honduras, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

be 2.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line

In Russia, 13.3% live below the poverty line. In Honduras, however, that number is 29.6%.

spend 92.3% more on taxes

Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0%. In Honduras, the top tax rate is 25.0%.


have 2.0 times more children

In Russia, there are approximately 11.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Honduras, there are 22.4 babies per 1,000 people.

be 5.2 times more likely to die during childbirth

In Russia, approximately 25.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Honduras, 129.0 women do.

be 10.7% less likely to be literate

In Russia, the literacy rate is 99.7%. In Honduras, it is 89.0%.

be 2.5 times more likely to die during infancy

In Russia, approximately 6.8 children die before they reach the age of one. In Honduras, on the other hand, 17.2 children do.

Basic Needs

be 18.0% less likely to have access to electricity

In Russia, 100% of the population has electricity access. In Honduras, 82% of the population do.

be 60.7% less likely to have internet access

In Russia, approximately 76.4% of the population has internet access. In Honduras, about 30.0% do.


spend 55.3% more on education

Russia spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education. Honduras spends 5.9% of total GDP on education.

spend 22.5% more on healthcare

Russia spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Honduras, that number is 8.7% of GDP.


see 97.8% less coastline

Russia has a total of 37,653 km of coastline. In Honduras, that number is 823 km.

Honduras: At a glance

Honduras is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 111,890 sq km. Once part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and a half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982. During the 1980s, Honduras proved a haven for anti-Sandinista contras fighting the Marxist Nicaraguan Government and an ally to Salvadoran Government forces fighting leftist guerrillas. The country was devastated by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, which killed about 5,600 people and caused approximately $2 billion in damage. Since then, the economy has slowly rebounded.

How big is Honduras compared to Russia? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Dirección Ejecutiva de Ingresos.


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