Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Moldova instead of Peru, you would:
live 3.5 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022. In Moldova, that number is 72 years (69 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022.
be 24.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Moldova, that number is 5.0% as of 2019.
be 63.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Moldova, however, that number is 7.3% as of 2018.
pay a 40.0% lower top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Moldova, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
be 78.4% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Moldova, 19.0 women do as of 2017.
have 40.8% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Moldova, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 17.4% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Moldova, about 76.3% do as of 2022.
spend 45.2% more on education
Peru spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Moldova spends 6.1% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
spend 23.1% more on healthcare
Peru spends 5.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Moldova, that number is 6.4% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, State tax Service.
Moldova: At a glance
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