Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Greenland, you would:
live 5.0 years less
In Greenland, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 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 27.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Greenland, 9.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
make 73.0% less money
Greenland has a GDP per capita of $41,800 as of 2015, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
be 24.7% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Greenland, 16.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
have 24.8% more children
In Greenland, there are approximately 13.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 23.4% more likely to die during infancy
In Greenland, approximately 8.8 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.
spend 60.4% less on education
Greenland spends 10.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 94.5% less coastline
Greenland has a total of 44,087 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 Greenland? See an in-depth size comparison.