Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Turkey, you would:
be 38.6% less likely to be obese
In Turkey, 32.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
live 1.0 years less
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Peru, that number is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2020.
be 36.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 10.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
pay a 14.3% lower top tax rate
Turkey has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
make 50.0% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $27,000 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
have 14.9% more children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Turkey, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 26.0% less likely to have internet access
In Turkey, approximately 71.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
see 66.5% less coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 km of coastline. In Peru, that number is 2,414 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.
Peru: At a glance
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