Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Italy, you would:
live 13.7 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 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 33.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 9.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
pay a 38.5% lower top tax rate
Italy has a top tax rate of 48.8% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 71.0% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2020, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
have 2.5 times more children
In Italy, there are approximately 7.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 44.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Italy, approximately 2.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 3.4 times more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 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 40.2% less on healthcare
Italy spends 8.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 5.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 68.2% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Italian Revenue Agency, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.
Peru: At a glance
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