Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of American Samoa, you would:
live 6.4 years less
In American Samoa, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022. In Peru, that number is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022.
be 77.9% less likely to be unemployed
In American Samoa, 29.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2005. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
be 64.4% more likely to have access to electricity
In American Samoa, approximately 59% of people have electricity access (60% in urban areas, and 45% in rural areas) as of 2012. In Peru, that number is 97% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas) as of 2019.
be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access
In American Samoa, approximately 31.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Peru, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
see 20.8 times more coastline
American Samoa has a total of 116 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Peru: At a glance
How big is Peru compared to American Samoa? See an in-depth size comparison.