Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Spain, you would:
be 3.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Spain, 0.4% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 10.1 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In Russia, that number is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 67.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 39.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Spain, 20.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
pay a 71.1% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 26.8% less money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
have 32.5% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 4.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Spain, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Russia, on the other hand, 6.4 children do as of 2022.
spend 37.4% less on healthcare
Spain spends 9.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
spend 11.9% more on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 7.6 times more coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 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, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Russia: At a glance
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