Russia 101

Russia by Numbers vis-à-vis the United States

Category Russia U.S.

Deployed strategic nuclear warheads (2021) 

Source: U.S. State Department

No. 1

1,456

No. 2

1,357

Oil production* (2020) 

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 3

10,504 thousand barrels/day

No. 1

18,596 thousand barrels/day

Natural gas production (2020) 

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration

No. 2 

25,325 bln ft3  year total

No. 1

31,882 bln ftyear total

GDP (2020) 

(current U.S. dollars)

Source: World Bank

No. 11

$1.483 trillion

No. 1

$20.936 trillion 

GDP (PPP) (2020) 

(constant 2017 international $)

Source: World Bank

No. 6

$3.875trillion 

No. 2

$19.846 trillion 

Defense spending (2020) 

(constant 2019 U.S. dollars)

Source: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRIMilitary Expenditure Database

No. 4

$66.838 billion

No. 1

$766.583  billion

Global exports (2020) 

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 14

$419 billion

No. 2

$1.646 trillion

Global imports (2020) 

Source: World Trade Organization

No. 21

$254 billion

No. 1

$2.568 trillion

Bilateral trade (2020) 

Source: International Monetary Fund

America's No. 27 top trade partner

$21.727 billion 

Russia's No. 6 top trade partner

$24.049 billion

Population (2020) 

Source: World Bank

No. 9

144,104,080

No. 3

329,484,123

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 expectancy (2019) 

Source: World Bank

No. 116

73 years

No. 49

79 years

Harvard graduate student Aleksandra Srdanovic contributed to research for this table.