Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Bangladesh, you would:
be 5.5 times more likely to be obese
In Bangladesh, 3.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
make 3.2 times more money
Bangladesh has a GDP per capita of $4,200 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
be 56.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Bangladesh, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
be 49.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bangladesh, approximately 173.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 27.7% more likely to be literate
In Bangladesh, the literacy rate is 73.9% as of 2018. In Peru, it is 94.4% as of 2018.
be 41.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Bangladesh, approximately 28.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Peru, on the other hand, 16.7 children do as of 2020.
be 25.2% more likely to have access to electricity
In Bangladesh, approximately 76% of people have electricity access (94% in urban areas, and 69% in rural areas) as of 2013. In Peru, that number is 95% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 89% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Bangladesh, approximately 15.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
spend 95.0% more on education
Bangladesh spends 2.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Peru spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 4.2 times more coastline
Bangladesh has a total of 580 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 Bangladesh? See an in-depth size comparison.