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 100.0% more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Uruguay, 0.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. 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, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 72 years (66 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
make 24.6% more money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $27,900 as of 2017.
be 31.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Russia, that number is 5.2% as of 2017.
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 37.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Russia, however, that number is 13.3% as of 2015.
be 16.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 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.
have 22.5% fewer children
In Uruguay, there are approximately 12.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Russia, there are 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 18.4% more likely to have internet access
In Uruguay, approximately 68.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Russia, about 80.9% do as of 2018.
spend 24.5% less on education
Uruguay spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Russia spends 3.7% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
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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