Russia 101

Russia by Numbers vis-à-vis the United States, 2017

Category Russia U.S.

Deployed strategic nuclear warheads1

Source: U.S. State Department

No. 1

1,444

No. 2

1,350

Oil production

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 3

11,200 thousand barrels/day

No. 1

15,612 thousand barrels/day

Natural gas production2

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 2 

22,729 bln ft3  year total

No. 1

32,895 bln ftyear total

GDP (current U.S. dollars)3

Source: World Bank

No. 12

$1.283 trillion

No. 1

$18.624 trillion

GDP (PPP) 

(constant 2011 international $)

Source: World Bank

No. 6

$3.637 trillion

No. 2

$17.662 trillion

Defense spending

(constant 2016 U.S. dollars)

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRIMilitary Expenditure Database

No. 6

$55.327 billion

No. 1

$597.178 billion

Global exports4

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 17

$282 billion

No. 2

$1.455 trillion

Global imports5

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 24

$191 billion

No. 1

$2.251 trillion

Bilateral trade 

Source: International Monetary Fund

America's No. 30 top trade partner

$23.990 billion

Russia's No. 6 top trade partners

$23.642 billion

Population

Source: World Bank

No. 9

144,495,044

No. 3

325,719,178

Total area

Source: World Atlas

No. 1

17,098,242 km2  or 10,624,355 mi2

(Crimea excluded)

No. 3

9,826,675 km2 or 6,106,013 mi2

 

Life expectancy6

Source: World Bank

No. 121

71.6 years

No. 43

78.7 years

Footnotes:

[1] figure as of 2018

[2] figure as of 2015 

[3] figure as of 2016

[4] figure as of 2016

[5] figure as of 2016

[6] figure as of 2016