Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Algeria instead of Peru, you would:
live 9.1 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Algeria, that number is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022.
be 39.1% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Algeria, that number is 27.4% of people as of 2016.
be 72.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Algeria, however, that number is 5.5% as of 2011.
be 77.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 11.7% as of 2017.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Algeria, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 27.3% more likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Algeria, 112.0 women do as of 2017.
be 13.9% less likely to be literate
In Peru, the literacy rate is 94.5% as of 2020. In Algeria, it is 81.4% as of 2018.
be 82.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Peru, approximately 10.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Algeria, on the other hand, 19.7 children do as of 2022.
spend 45.2% more on education
Peru spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Algeria spends 6.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 19.2% more on healthcare
Peru spends 5.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Algeria, that number is 6.2% of GDP as of 2019.
see 58.7% less coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Algeria, that number is 998 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
Algeria: At a glance
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