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Indicators of economy in Peru

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2021 was at about 12.259 USD per capita. GDP in Peru, on the other hand, reached USD 6.692 per capita, or 223.25 billion USD in the whole country. Peru is therefore currently ranked 50 of the major economies. If this is calculated per inhabitant taking into account the purchasing power parity, then Peru is in the list of the world's richest countries in place 95.
Inflation in Peru was in 2021 at around 4.27%. Within the EU, the average in the same year was 2.55%. In the United States, it was most recently 4.70%.
Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 51.3% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.
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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic

The consequences of the Covid pandemic in 2020 were considerable in Peru. Overall, gross domestic product in 2020 fell from 228.32 billion US Dollar auf 201.71 billion US Dollar. With a large drop of 11.66 percent, the economy in Peru has struggled significantly more than other countries. The tourism sector alone slumped by around 79 percent. The unemployment rate rose from 3.4 to 7.2 percent. The inflation rate has fallen from 2.3 percent previously to 2.0 percent by the end of 2020.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2021

 Peru
Total
Peru
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP223.25 bn USD6,692.25 USD17.09 tn USD33,228.68 USD
Gross national product217.49 bn USD6,519.67 USD16.78 tn USD32,621.03 USD

The largest company in Peru is Credicorp with a market capitalization of 11.70 trillion Dollar. It is the only company in the country to be included in the Forbes Global 2000 list in 2022. This independent list annually publishes the 2000 largest companies worldwide, with Credicorp Bank ranking 1111st last year.

Development of the Gross domestic product in billion US Dollar 1960 - 2021



Im- and Exports 2021

 Peru
Total
Peru
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports58.61 bn USD1,756.97 USD8,916.24 bn USD17,337.55 USD
Exports66.10 bn USD1,981.38 USD9,554.34 bn USD18,578.33 USD

Development of imports and exports in billions of USD 1977 - 2021
Exports
Imports

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