Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of India, you would:
live 5.0 years longer
In India, the average life expectancy is 70 years (68 years for men, 71 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 5.1 times more likely to be obese
In India, 3.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
make 87.5% more money
India has a GDP per capita of $7,200 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
be 18.8% less likely to be unemployed
In India, 8.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
pay a 15.6% lower top tax rate
India has a top tax rate of 35.5% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 39.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In India, approximately 145.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 26.9% more likely to be literate
In India, the literacy rate is 74.4% as of 2018. In Peru, it is 94.4% as of 2018.
be 52.8% less likely to die during infancy
In India, approximately 35.4 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 12.4% more likely to have access to electricity
In India, approximately 84% of people have electricity access (98% in urban areas, and 78% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 95% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 89% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 52.5% more likely to have internet access
In India, approximately 34.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
see 65.5% less coastline
India has a total of 7,000 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Peru: At a glance
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