Russia 101

Russia by Numbers vis-à-vis the United States, 2018

Category Russia U.S.

Deployed strategic nuclear warheads1

Source: U.S. State Department

No. 1

1,461

No. 2

1,365

Oil production

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 3

11,401 thousand barrels/day

No. 1

17,886 thousand barrels/day

Natural gas production2

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 2 

23,508 bln ft3  year total

No. 1

27,291 bln ftyear total

GDP (current U.S. dollars) 

Source: World Bank

No. 11

$1.657 trillion

No. 1

$20.494 trillion

GDP (PPP) 

(constant 2011 international $)

Source: World Bank

No. 6

$3.763 trillion

No. 2

$18.217 trillion

Defense spending 

(constant 2017 U.S. dollars)

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRIMilitary Expenditure Database

No. 5

$64.192 billion

No. 1

$633.565 billion

Global exports

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 14

$444 billion

No. 2

$1.664 trillion

Global imports

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 22

$249 billion

No. 1

$2.614 trillion

Bilateral trade 

Source: International Monetary Fund

America's No. 28 top trade partner

$27.463 billion

Russia's No. 7 top trade partner

$25.433 billion 

Population 

Source: World Bank

No. 9

144,478,050

No. 3

327,167,434

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 expectancy3

Source: World Bank

No. 117

72.1 years

No. 44

78.5 years

Footnotes:

[1] figure as of 2019

[2] figure as of 2017 

[3] figure as of 2017