Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of France, you would:
live 7.5 years less
In France, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 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 26.6% less likely to be unemployed
In France, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
pay a 40.2% lower top tax rate
France has a top tax rate of 50.2% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 69.4% less money
France has a GDP per capita of $44,100 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
be 59.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In France, 14.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Peru, however, that number is 22.7% as of 2014.
have 42.9% more children
In France, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In France, approximately 8.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.2 times more likely to die during infancy
In France, approximately 3.2 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 36.0% less likely to have internet access
In France, approximately 82.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
spend 27.8% less on education
France spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Peru spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 50.3% less coastline
France has a total of 4,853 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.
Peru: At a glance
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