Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Tajikistan, you would:
be 38.7% more likely to be obese
In Tajikistan, 14.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
make 3.1 times more money
Tajikistan has a GDP per capita of $3,700 as of 2020, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
be 23.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Tajikistan, 26.3% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed
In Tajikistan, 2.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 6.6% as of 2019.
pay a 2.3 times higher top tax rate
Tajikistan has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 66.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Tajikistan, approximately 32.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Peru, on the other hand, 10.8 children do as of 2022.
be 5.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Tajikistan, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
have 17.0% fewer children
In Tajikistan, there are approximately 20.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Peru, there are 17.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access
In Tajikistan, approximately 30.4% of the population has internet access as of 2022. In Peru, about 65.0% do as of 2020.
be 11.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tajikistan, approximately 84% of people have improved drinking water access (96% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 94% of people on average (97% in urban areas, and 82% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 26.3% less on education
Tajikistan spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
spend 26.8% less on healthcare
Tajikistan spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Peru, that number is 5.2% of GDP as of 2019.
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.
Peru: At a glance
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