Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Brazil, you would:
be 10.9% less likely to be obese
In Brazil, 22.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
live 7.0 years less
In Brazil, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 80 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 44.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Brazil, 11.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
make 19.9% less money
Brazil has a GDP per capita of $14,100 as of 2020, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
be 4.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Brazil, 4.2% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
be 18.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Brazil, approximately 13.3 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.
have 23.3% more children
In Brazil, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 46.7% more likely to die during childbirth
In Brazil, approximately 60.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 19.8% less likely to have internet access
In Brazil, approximately 81.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Peru, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
spend 31.1% less on education
Brazil spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 45.8% less on healthcare
Brazil spends 9.6% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 5.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 67.8% less coastline
Brazil has a total of 7,491 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 Brazil? See an in-depth size comparison.