Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 4.5 years less
In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
make 60.5% less money
British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
have 53.2% more children
In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 51.8% more likely to die during infancy
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 11.0 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 20.5% more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
spend 21.9% more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Peru spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 30.2 times more coastline
British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 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 British Virgin Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.