Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Argentina, you would:
be 30.4% less likely to be obese
In Argentina, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
live 9.4 years less
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 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 33.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 9.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
be 43.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 35.5% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
pay a 14.3% lower top tax rate
Argentina has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 42.6% less money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $19,700 as of 2020, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
have 10.5% more children
In Argentina, there are approximately 15.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.3 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Argentina, approximately 39.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 15.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Peru, on the other hand, 10.8 children do as of 2022.
be 24.4% less likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 86.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Peru, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 12.5% less on education
Argentina spends 4.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 45.3% less on healthcare
Argentina spends 9.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 5.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 51.6% less coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 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, Federal Administration of Public Revenue.
Peru: At a glance
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