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Peru

 

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 Peru
All information: Peru
 
 United States
All information: United States
 
Area:1,285,220 km² 9,831,510 km²
Population:32,510,000 328,240,000
Official language:Spanish English

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Government

Government form:Presidential republic Federal presidential republic
Independent since:1821 n.Chr. 1776 n.Chr.
Capital:Lima Washington, D.C.


Population

Inhabitants per km²:25.3 33.4
Life expectancy males:73.8 years 76.1 years
Life expectancy females:79.3 years 81.1 years
Average age:26.5 years 37.4 years
Birthrate:17.95 ‰ 11.60 ‰
Deathrate:5.50 ‰ 8.60 ‰
Migrationrate:-1.80 ‰ 3.00 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:59 73
Civil rights:46 83
Health:54 74
Climate:66 64
Cost of Living:81 23
Popularity:32 85


Economy

Currency:Nuevo Sol (1 PEN = 100 Céntimos) US Dollar (1 USD =100 Cents)
Unemployment rate:3.2 % 3.9 %
Inflation rate:2.14 % 1.81 %
Cost of Living:58.80 % 110.20 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:36.80 % 36.60 %
Average income:6,021 € 58,821 €
Corruption index:36 (bad) 69 (moderate)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:202,633 Mio €6.23 M € 19,145,356 M €58.33 M €
Gross national product:195,763 Mio €6.02 M € 19,308,457 M €58.82 M €
Exported goods:50,129 M €1.54 M € 2,258,389 M €6.88 M €
Imported goods:45,962 M €1.41 M € 2,773,678 M €8.45 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:140,672 km4.33 km 6,586,610 km20.07 km
Railways:1,854 km0.06 km 293,564 km0.89 km
Waterways:8,808 km0.27 km 41,009 km0.12 km
Harbours:980.003 3,6730.011
Airports:1910.006 13,5130.041


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:44.61 bn kWh1.37 m kWh 3,902.00 bn kWh11.89 m kWh
Energy production:50.13 bn kWh1.54 m kWh 4,095.00 bn kWh12.48 m kWh
Energy export:55.00 m kWh1,691.76 kWh 9.70 bn kWh29,536.36 kWh
Energy imports:22.00 m kWh676.71 kWh 72.72 bn kWh221,545.53 kWh
CO2 emissions:57.41 m t1,766.02 t 5.01 bn t15,251.98 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+51 +1
Internet domain:.pe .us
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:2,728,61784 107,281,000327
Mobile phones:42,154,7711,297 422,000,0001,286
Internet server:234,1027 505,000,0001,539
Internet users:19,490,180600 290,488,378885



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:1.60 2.90
Physicians per 1000 inh.:1.27 2.59
Diabetes sufferers:6.6 % 10.8 %
HIV sufferers:0.18 % 0.22 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:1.2 % 0.0 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:83.0 % 79.0 %
Smokers:9.6 % 25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Peru and United States

Daytime temperatures:26.1 °C 18.8 °C
Nighttime temperatures:15.9 °C 7.3 °C
Relative humidity:72 % 67 %
Absolute humidity:15 g/m³ 9 g/m³
Rain days per year:57.6 85.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.3 7.2


Native languages

Spanish:84.1 % 10.7 %
English:n/a 82.1 %
Quechua:13.0 % n/a
Aymara:1.7 % n/a
Chinese:n/a 0.9 %
French:n/a 0.7 %
German:n/a 0.6 %
Italian:n/a 0.6 %
Tagalog:n/a 0.4 %
Korean:n/a 0.3 %
Polish:n/a 0.3 %
Ashaninka:0.3 % n/a
Vietnamese:n/a 0.2 %
Japanese:n/a 0.2 %
Portuguese:n/a 0.2 %
Russian:n/a 0.2 %
other:0.9 % 2.6 %


Religions

Christianity:93.8 % 78.5 %
nondenominational:2.9 % n/a
Jewry:n/a 1.8 %
Sikhism:n/a 1.6 %
Islam:n/a 1.1 %
Hinduism:n/a 1.0 %
Buddhism:n/a 0.7 %
other:3.3 % 15.3 %