Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ireland instead of Peru, you would:
live 12.7 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Ireland, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
be 28.4% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Ireland, that number is 25.3% of people as of 2016.
make 7.9 times more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $11,300 as of 2020, while in Ireland, the GDP per capita is $89,700 as of 2020.
be 24.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 35.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Ireland, however, that number is 13.1% as of 2018.
pay a 60.0% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Ireland, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 94.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Ireland, 5.0 women do as of 2017.
be 67.9% 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 Ireland, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2022.
have 28.4% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ireland, there are 12.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 41.5% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Ireland, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 19.0% less on education
Peru spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Ireland spends 3.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 28.8% more on healthcare
Peru spends 5.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Ireland, that number is 6.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 40.0% less coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Ireland, that number is 1,448 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, The Office of the Revenue Commissioners.
Ireland: At a glance
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