Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Tajikistan instead of Peru, you would:
be 27.9% less likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Tajikistan, that number is 14.2% of people as of 2016.
live 5.7 years less
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Tajikistan, that number is 69 years (66 years for men, 72 years for women) as of 2020.
be 65.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Tajikistan, that number is 2.4% as of 2016.
pay a 56.7% lower top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Tajikistan, the top tax rate is 13.0% as of 2016.
make 76.3% less money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in Tajikistan, the GDP per capita is $3,200 as of 2017.
be 38.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 22.7% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Tajikistan, however, that number is 31.5% 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 Tajikistan, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
have 28.2% more children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tajikistan, there are 21.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 72.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Peru, approximately 16.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Tajikistan, on the other hand, 28.8 children do as of 2020.
be 58.2% less likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Tajikistan, about 22.0% do as of 2018.
spend 33.3% more on education
Peru spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Tajikistan spends 5.2% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: National Center of Legislation under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria.
Tajikistan: At a glance
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