Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Vietnam instead of Peru, you would:
be 89.3% less likely to be obese
In Peru, 19.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Vietnam, that number is 2.1% of people as of 2016.
be 68.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Peru, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Vietnam, that number is 2.2% as of 2017.
be 64.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Peru, 22.7% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Vietnam, however, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
make 48.9% less money
Peru has a GDP per capita of $13,500 as of 2017, while in Vietnam, the GDP per capita is $6,900 as of 2017.
pay a 16.7% higher top tax rate
Peru has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Vietnam, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
be 51.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Peru, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Vietnam, 43.0 women do as of 2017.
have 14.7% fewer children
In Peru, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Vietnam, there are 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 33.9% more likely to have internet access
In Peru, approximately 52.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Vietnam, about 70.3% do as of 2018.
spend 46.2% more on education
Peru spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Vietnam spends 5.7% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 42.7% more coastline
Peru has a total of 2,414 km of coastline. In Vietnam, that number is 3,444 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Superintendencia Nacional de Aduanas y de Administración Tributaria, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance.
Vietnam: At a glance
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