Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of Peru, you would:
live 1.0 years longer
In Peru, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.
be 62.9% more likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Turkey, that number is 32.1% of people as of 2016.
make 100.0% more money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $27,000 as of 2017.
be 58.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Turkey, that number is 10.9% as of 2017.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Turkey, the top tax rate is 35.0% 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 Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
have 12.9% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Turkey, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 35.2% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Turkey, about 71.0% do as of 2018.
spend 10.3% more on education
Peru spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 3.0 times more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, Revenue Administration, Government of Turkey.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to Peru? See an in-depth size comparison.