Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Thailand, you would:
be 20.0% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Thailand, 1.0% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
live 5.2 years less
In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 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 2.3 times more likely to be obese
In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
make 53.2% more money
Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,300 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
pay a 62.9% lower top tax rate
Thailand has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 4.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 27.3% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
be 54.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Thailand, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
spend 56.7% more on education
Thailand spends 3.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 50.0% more on healthcare
Thailand spends 3.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 11.7 times more coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 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, The Revenue Department, Government of Thailand.
Russia: At a glance
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