Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greenland instead of Peru, you would:
live 5.0 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Greenland, that number is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022.
make 3.7 times more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $11,300 as of 2020, while in Greenland, the GDP per capita is $41,800 as of 2015.
be 19.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Greenland, however, that number is 16.2% as of 2015.
be 38.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Greenland, that number is 9.1% as of 2015.
be 19.0% less 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 Greenland, on the other hand, 8.8 children do as of 2022.
have 19.9% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Greenland, there are 13.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 2.5 times more on education
Peru spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Greenland spends 10.6% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 18.3 times more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Greenland, that number is 44,087 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Greenland: At a glance
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