Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.9 years longer


In Peru, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Luxembourg, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 14.7% more likely to be obese


In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Luxembourg, that number is 22.6% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 7.8 times more money


Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in Luxembourg, the GDP per capita is $105,100 as of 2017.

be 15.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Luxembourg, that number is 5.8% as of 2017.

pay a 45.3% higher top tax rate


Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Luxembourg, the top tax rate is 43.6% as of 2016.

Life

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 Luxembourg, 5.0 women do as of 2017.

be 80.2% less likely to die during infancy


In Peru, approximately 16.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Luxembourg, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 31.8% fewer children


In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Luxembourg, there are 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 84.7% more likely to have internet access


In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Luxembourg, about 97.1% do as of 2018.

Luxembourg: At a glance

Luxembourg is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 2,586 sq km. Founded in 963, Luxembourg became a grand duchy in 1815 and an independent state under the Netherlands. It lost more than half of its territory to Belgium in 1839 but gained a larger measure of autonomy. Full independence was attained in 1867. Overrun by Germany in both world wars, it ended its neutrality in 1948 when it entered into the Benelux Customs Union and when it joined NATO the following year. In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union), and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area. In January 2013, Luxembourg assumed a nonpermanent seat on the UN Security Council for the 2013-14 term.

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.

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