Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Egypt, you would:
live 1.0 years longer
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 38.4% less likely to be obese
In Egypt, 32.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
be 43.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
be 18.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 27.8% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Peru, however, that number is 22.7% as of 2014.
pay a 33.3% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 32.6% more likely to be literate
In Egypt, the literacy rate is 71.2% as of 2017. In Peru, it is 94.4% as of 2018.
be 2.4 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
have 37.5% fewer children
In Egypt, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.0% more likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Peru: At a glance
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