Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Peru instead of Vietnam, you would:
be 9.4 times more likely to be obese
In Vietnam, 2.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Peru, that number is 19.7% of people as of 2016.
make 95.7% more money
Vietnam has a GDP per capita of $6,900 as of 2017, while in Peru, the GDP per capita is $13,500 as of 2017.
pay a 14.3% lower top tax rate
Vietnam has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Peru, the top tax rate is 30.0% as of 2016.
be 3.1 times more likely to be unemployed
In Vietnam, 2.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Peru, that number is 6.9% as of 2017.
be 2.8 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Vietnam, 8.0% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Peru, however, that number is 22.7% as of 2014.
have 17.2% more children
In Vietnam, there are approximately 14.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Peru, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Vietnam, approximately 43.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Peru, 88.0 women do as of 2017.
be 25.3% less likely to have internet access
In Vietnam, approximately 70.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Peru, about 52.5% do as of 2018.
spend 31.6% less on education
Vietnam spends 5.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Peru spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
see 29.9% less coastline
Vietnam has a total of 3,444 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, General Department Of Taxation - Ministry Of Finance.
Peru: At a glance
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