Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia instead of Uruguay, you would:
be 17.2% less likely to be obese
In Uruguay, 27.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
be 3.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Uruguay, 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 6.0 years less
In Uruguay, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Russia, that number is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
make 22.7% more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $21,600 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
be 39.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
pay a 56.7% lower top tax rate
Uruguay has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 43.2% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 8.8% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
be 22.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 8.3 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.
have 25.6% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 39.4% less on healthcare
Uruguay spends 9.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 5.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 57.0 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 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, Dirección General Impositiva.
Russia: At a glance
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