Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Mongolia, you would:
live 3.9 years longer
In Mongolia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 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 13.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Mongolia, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
be 23.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mongolia, 29.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Peru, however, that number is 22.7% as of 2014.
pay a 3.0 times higher top tax rate
Mongolia has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 13.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Mongolia, approximately 19.2 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 95.6% more likely to die during childbirth
In Mongolia, approximately 45.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 16.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In Mongolia, approximately 82% of people have electricity access (96% in urban areas, and 44% in rural areas) as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 95% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 89% in rural areas) as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to have internet access
In Mongolia, approximately 23.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, General Department of National Taxation.
Peru: At a glance
How big is Peru compared to Mongolia? See an in-depth size comparison.