Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Estonia instead of Peru, you would:

Health

live 2.9 years longer


In Peru, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 76 years for women). In Estonia, that number is 77 years (72 years for men, 82 years for women).

Economy

make 2.4 times more money


Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,300, while in Estonia, the GDP per capita is $31,800.

be 11.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Peru, 6.7% of adults are unemployed. In Estonia, that number is 5.9%.

spend 33.3% less on taxes


Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In Estonia, the top tax rate is 20.0%.

Life

be 86.8% less likely to die during childbirth


In Peru, approximately 68.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Estonia, 9.0 women do.

be 79.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Peru, approximately 18.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Estonia, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 43.3% less children


In Peru, there are approximately 17.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Estonia, there are 10.1 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 91.6% more likely to have internet access


In Peru, approximately 45.5% of the population has internet access. In Estonia, about 87.2% do.

be 14.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Peru, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (91% in urban areas, and 69% in rural areas). In Estonia, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 44.7% more on education


Peru spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education. Estonia spends 5.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 16.4% more on healthcare


Peru spends 5.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Estonia, that number is 6.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 57.2% more coastline


Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Estonia, that number is 3,794 km.

Estonia: At a glance

Estonia is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 42,388 sq km. After centuries of Danish, Swedish, German, and Russian rule, Estonia attained independence in 1918. Forcibly incorporated into the USSR in 1940 - an action never recognized by the US - it regained its freedom in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union. Since the last Russian troops left in 1994, Estonia has been free to promote economic and political ties with the West. It joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004, formally joined the OECD in late 2010, and adopted the euro as its official currency on 1 January 2011.

How big is Estonia compared to Peru? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Estonian Tax and Customs Board, The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.

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