If you lived in Peru instead of Chad, you would:

Health

be 72.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS

In Chad, 1.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 0.3% of people as of 2020.

live 9.8 years longer

In Chad, the average life expectancy is 59 years (57 years for men, 61 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 3.2 times more likely to be obese

In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 7.5 times more money

Chad has a GDP per capita of $1,500 as of 2020, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.

be 52.2% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Chad, 42.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.

pay a 50.0% lower top tax rate

Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 37.1% less likely to die during childbirth

In Chad, approximately 140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.

be 4.2 times more likely to be literate

In Chad, the literacy rate is 22.3% as of 2016. In Peru, it is 94.5% as of 2020.

be 83.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Chad, approximately 65.5 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 57.5% fewer children

In Chad, there are approximately 40.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 10.8 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Chad, approximately 9% of people have electricity access (32% in urban areas, and 1% in rural areas) as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 97% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 86% in rural areas) as of 2019.

be 6.5 times more likely to have internet access

In Chad, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Peru, about 65.0% do as of 2020.

be 54.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Chad, approximately 61% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 52% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 94% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 82% in rural areas) as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 75.0% more on education

Chad spends 2.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.

spend 18.2% more on healthcare

Chad spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 5.2% of GDP as of 2019.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, General Inspectorate of Finance.

Peru: At a glance

Peru is a sovereign country in South America, with a total land area of approximately 1,279,996 sq km. Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces were defeated in 1824. After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980, but experienced economic problems and the growth of a violent insurgency. President Alberto FUJIMORI's election in 1990 ushered in a decade that saw a dramatic turnaround in the economy and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity. Nevertheless, the president's increasing reliance on authoritarian measures and an economic slump in the late 1990s generated mounting dissatisfaction with his regime, which led to his resignation in 2000. A caretaker government oversaw new elections in the spring of 2001, which installed Alejandro TOLEDO Manrique as the new head of government - Peru's first democratically elected president of indigenous ethnicity. The presidential election of 2006 saw the return of Alan GARCIA Perez who, after a disappointing presidential term from 1985 to 1990, oversaw a robust economic rebound. In June 2011, former army officer Ollanta HUMALA Tasso was elected president, defeating Keiko FUJIMORI Higuchi, the daughter of Alberto FUJIMORI. Since his election, HUMALA has carried on the sound, market-oriented economic policies of the three preceding administrations.
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