How Big Is Australia Compared To Peru? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Peru is a country located in Western South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Peru regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Peru?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Peru is 1,285,216 sq km. Australia is bigger than Peru by 6,406,808 sq km. Australia is around 5.98 times bigger than Peru.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Peru

Area of Peru:  496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Peru

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Peru as of 8th July 2021, is 33,446,538.

Population of Peru compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Peru.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Peru: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Peru as of 2018: 0.777

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Peru Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S76° 0′ 0″ W

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