Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Peru, you would:
live 5.5 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
be 62.4% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Egypt, that number is 32.0% of people as of 2016.
pay a 25.0% lower top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
be 19.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
be 60.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Egypt, however, that number is 32.5% as of 2017.
be 58.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
have 24.7% more children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 24.7% less likely to be literate
In Peru, the literacy rate is 94.5% as of 2020. In Egypt, it is 71.2% as of 2017.
be 63.9% 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 Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
be 10.8% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Egypt, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
How big is Egypt compared to Peru? See an in-depth size comparison.