Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Algeria, you would:
be 28.1% less likely to be obese
In Algeria, 27.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
live 2.8 years less
In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 41.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
pay a 14.3% lower top tax rate
Algeria has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 11.2% less money
Algeria has a GDP per capita of $15,200 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
be 21.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.0% more likely to be literate
In Algeria, the literacy rate is 81.4% as of 2018. In Peru, it is 94.4% as of 2018.
have 15.0% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.8% less likely to have internet access
In Algeria, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
see 2.4 times more coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
Peru: At a glance
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