Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Peru, you would:
live 7.4 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In New Zealand, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 56.3% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 2.9 times more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 31.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
pay a 10.0% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 89.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 79.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Peru, approximately 16.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.
have 24.7% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 72.8% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 64.1% more on education
Peru spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 6.3 times more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
How big is New Zealand compared to Peru? See an in-depth size comparison.