Russia vs Mexico
Russia: 145 million
Mexico: 122 million
Edge Russia with +23 million
Population growth rates
Mexico will equal Russia in the next 2 decades or so.
Russia: $1.2 trillion
Mexico: $1.1 trillion
Both represent around 1.5% of the global economy.
GDP per capita
Edge to Mexico. With similar GDP, but 23 million less people, Mexicans on an individual basis are slightly wealthier than Russians.
GDP growth 2015
Russia – 3.7%
Corruption (using Transparency International rankings, lower number is less corrupt)
Global trade – export volume
Russia: 70 years
Mexico: 77 years
HDI (human development index, measures an assortment of living standards, scale of 0 to 1, larger is better.)
Both are in same “group,” advantage to Russia
Democracy Index ranking (via Economist intelligence unit)
Russia: 3 FTAs/PTAs, G8+5 (currently suspended, WTO, multiple foreign conflicts, no major military alliances
Mexico: 17 FTA/PTAs, G8+5, no foreign conflicts, no major military alliances