Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Singapore, you would:
be 6.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Singapore, 0.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 14.1 years less
In Singapore, the average life expectancy is 86 years (83 years for men, 89 years for women) as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 72 years (66 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 3.8 times more likely to be obese
In Singapore, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
pay a 40.9% lower top tax rate
Singapore has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 70.4% less money
Singapore has a GDP per capita of $94,100 as of 2017, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $27,900 as of 2017.
be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Singapore, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Russia, that number is 5.2% as of 2017.
have 12.4% more children
In Singapore, there are approximately 8.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Russia, there are 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Singapore, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.8 times more likely to die during infancy
In Singapore, approximately 2.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Russia, on the other hand, 6.5 children do as of 2020.
spend 27.6% more on education
Singapore spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Russia spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 195.1 times more coastline
Singapore has a total of 193 km of coastline. In Russia, that number is 37,653 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore.
Russia: At a glance
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