Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Peru, you would:
live 8.0 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Australia, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 47.2% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Australia, that number is 29.0% of people as of 2016.
make 3.7 times more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 18.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
pay a 50.0% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 93.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 81.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Peru, approximately 16.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
have 27.1% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Australia, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 64.7% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Australia, about 86.5% do as of 2018.
spend 35.9% more on education
Peru spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Australia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 10.7 times more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.
Australia: At a glance
How big is Australia compared to Peru? See an in-depth size comparison.