Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Venezuela, you would:
be 23.0% less likely to be obese
In Venezuela, 25.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
live 4.4 years less
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Peru, that number is 69 years (65 years for men, 73 years for women) as of 2022.
make 46.7% more money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $7,704 as of 2018, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $11,300 as of 2020.
be 39.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Venezuela, 33.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Peru, however, that number is 20.2% as of 2019.
pay a 11.8% lower top tax rate
Venezuela has a top tax rate of 34.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 29.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 39.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 17.7 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.
spend 3.2 times more on education
Venezuela spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Peru spends 4.2% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 13.8% less coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 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, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT.
Peru: At a glance
How big is Peru compared to Venezuela? See an in-depth size comparison.