Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.0 years longer


In Peru, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 76 years for women). In Lithuania, that number is 75 years (70 years for men, 81 years for women).

be 33.5% more likely to be obese


In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese. In Lithuania, that number is 26.3% of people.

Economy

make 2.4 times more money


Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,300, while in Lithuania, the GDP per capita is $32,300.

spend 50.0% less on taxes


Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In Lithuania, the top tax rate is 15.0%.

Life

be 85.3% less likely to die during childbirth


In Peru, approximately 68.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Lithuania, 10.0 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 Lithuania, on the other hand, 3.8 children do.

have 44.4% less children


In Peru, there are approximately 17.8 babies per 1,000 people. In Lithuania, there are 9.9 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 63.5% more likely to have internet access


In Peru, approximately 45.5% of the population has internet access. In Lithuania, about 74.4% do.

be 11.4% 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 Lithuania, that number is 97% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 90% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 18.4% more on education


Peru spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education. Lithuania spends 4.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 20.0% more on healthcare


Peru spends 5.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Lithuania, that number is 6.6% of GDP.

Geography

see 96.3% less coastline


Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Lithuania, that number is 90 km.

Lithuania: At a glance

Lithuania is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 62,680 sq km. Lithuanian lands were united under MINDAUGAS in 1236; over the next century, through alliances and conquest, Lithuania extended its territory to include most of present-day Belarus and Ukraine. By the end of the 14th century Lithuania was the largest state in Europe. An alliance with Poland in 1386 led the two countries into a union through the person of a common ruler. In 1569, Lithuania and Poland formally united into a single dual state, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. This entity survived until 1795 when its remnants were partitioned by surrounding countries. Lithuania regained its independence following World War I but was annexed by the USSR in 1940 - an action never recognized by the US and many other countries. On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence, but Moscow did not recognize this proclamation until September of 1991 (following the abortive coup in Moscow). The last Russian troops withdrew in 1993. Lithuania subsequently restructured its economy for integration into Western European institutions; it joined both NATO and the EU in the spring of 2004. In January 2014, Lithuania assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2014-15 term.

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


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

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