Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Singapore instead of Russia, you would:
be 83.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Russia, 1.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In Singapore, that number is 0.2% of people as of 2020.
live 13.9 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Singapore, that number is 86 years (84 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2022.
be 73.6% less likely to be obese
In Russia, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Singapore, that number is 6.1% of people as of 2016.
make 3.5 times more money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $26,500 as of 2020, while in Singapore, the GDP per capita is $93,400 as of 2020.
be 51.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Russia, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 2.2% as of 2019.
pay a 69.2% higher top tax rate
Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Singapore, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2016.
be 52.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Singapore, 8.0 women do as of 2017.
be 75.9% 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 Singapore, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
spend 46.8% less on education
Russia spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Singapore spends 2.5% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 28.1% less on healthcare
Russia spends 5.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Singapore, that number is 4.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 99.5% less coastline
Russia has a total of 37,653 km of coastline. In Singapore, that number is 193 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.
Singapore: At a glance
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