Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Egypt, you would:
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.
live 5.5 years less
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 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 16.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 7.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
be 37.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Egypt, 32.5% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
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 32.7% more likely to be literate
In Egypt, the literacy rate is 71.2% as of 2017. In Peru, it is 94.5% as of 2020.
be 39.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Egypt, approximately 17.7 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.
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 19.8% fewer children
In Egypt, there are approximately 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 10.6% more on healthcare
Egypt spends 4.7% 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, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Peru: At a glance
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