Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Russia 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 Russia, that number is 72 years (67 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 4.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Peru, 0.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In Russia, that number is 1.2% of people as of 2017.
be 17.3% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Russia, that number is 23.1% of people as of 2016.
make 2.3 times more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $11,300 as of 2020, while in Russia, the GDP per capita is $26,500 as of 2020.
be 30.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Russia, that number is 4.6% as of 2019.
be 37.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 20.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Russia, however, that number is 12.6% as of 2018.
pay a 56.7% lower top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Russia, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
be 80.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Russia, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 40.6% 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 Russia, on the other hand, 6.4 children do as of 2022.
have 45.1% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Russia, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 30.8% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Russia, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 11.9% more on education
Peru spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Russia spends 4.7% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 15.6 times more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Russia, that number is 37,653 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.
Russia: At a glance
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