Lima, Peru, is not considered a real beach town, but its cliff-side waterfront will lead you otherwise. Facing west and on the Andean coast of South America, Lima’s sunsets do not disappoint. Get inspired by our photos to stick around from golden hour til dusk, watching the Pacific Ocean go dark.

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Business Freedom

Business freedom 67.8
Business freedom [Teleport score] 0.5151
Freedom from corruption 38.0
Freedom from corruption [Teleport score] 0.2801
Lack of labor restrictions 62.9
Lack of labor restrictions [Teleport score] 0.5005
Time to open a business 26.0
Time to open a business [Teleport score] 0.7053

City Size

Urban area population (millions) 8.9029
Population density in people/sq km in UA center. 12672.5009765625
Population density in people/sq km over full UA as defined by bounding box. 6463.470722745882


Average day length (hours) 12.5
Average high temperature (Celsius) 22
Average low temperature (Celsius) 17
Average daily solar radiation (Mj/m²) 21.4
Weather type Tropical and Subtropical Desert Climate

Cost of Living

Inflation [Teleport score] 0.8496
A kilogram of Apples $1.20
Bread $0.89
A Cappuccino $3.10
Movie ticket $4.80
Monthly fitness club membership $53.00
A beer $2.20
Monthly public transport $32.00
Lunch $4.40
5km taxi ride $7.70
Price of a meal at a restaurant $30.74

Leisure & Culture

Art galleries [Teleport score] 0.8667
Art galleries 69
Cinemas [Teleport score] 0.827
Cinemas 134
Comedy clubs [Teleport score] 0.7749
Comedy clubs 53
Concerts [Teleport score] 0.6705
Concert venues 145
Historical sites [Teleport score] 0.6876
Historical sites 180
Museums [Teleport score] 0.6741
Museums 64
Performing arts [Teleport score] 0.8167
Performing art venues 142
Sports [Teleport score] 0.7304
Sport venues 103
Zoos [Teleport score] 0.7938
Zoos 8


Currency for urban area PEN
Currency exchange rate per US dollar for urban area 3.2406620852
GDP growth rate 2.4%
GDP growth rate [Teleport score] 0.4284
GDP per capita $11817.04
GDP per capita [Teleport score] 0.2041


Percent of happy students 82.5%
Percent of top performers in PISA math test 0.6%
Percent of low performers in PISA math test 74.6%
Country mean scores in PISA math test 365.4736765131136
Percent of top performers in PISA reading test 0.5%
Percent of low performers in PISA reading test 59.9%
Country mean scores in PISA reading test 384.1512234621958
Country mean scores in PISA science test 373.1134483743905
PISA math ranking (high school) 50
PISA ranking 53
PISA ranking (high school) [Teleport score] 0.1
PISA reading (high school) 47
PISA science (high school) 50


Healthcare expenditure [Teleport score] 0.3547
Life expectancy (years) 75.5401
Life expectancy [Teleport score] 0.5323
Healthcare quality [Teleport score] 0.5011


Large apartment $750.00
Medium apartment $610.00
Small apartment $470.00
Rent index [Teleport score] 0.871

Internal application use

Percent of elderly people (65+ years) in country 0.1%
Life expectancy at birth in country 73.7
Median age in country 27.7
Unemployment rate in country 0.1%

Job Market

Employer social security taxes per employee 13.0%
Startup jobs available 4.0
Startup job availability [Teleport score] 0.1995
Startup salary [Teleport score] 0.3326
Startup salary $30375.00


English skills 49.83
English skills [Teleport score] 0.4983
Spoken languages Spanish


LGBT adoption rights ✔ Legal
LGBT age of consent ✔ Equal
LGBT gender changing rights ✖ Illegal
LGBT conversion therapy regulations ✔ Banned
LGBT discrimination legality ✖ No protections
LGBT blood donation regulations ✔ Legal
LGBT employment discrimination legality ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT homosexuality rights ✔ Legal
LGBT housing discrimination legality ✔ Sexual orientation and gender identity
LGBT marriage rights ✖ Unrecognized, same-sex marriage and civil unions banned
LGBT Equality Index 69.04
LGBT Equality Index [Teleport score] 0.6978
Tolerance towards minorities [Teleport score] 0.5183

Internet Access

Download speed (Mbps) 15.2375
Internet access (download) [Teleport score] 0.284
Upload speed (Mbps) 4.4625
Internet access (upload) [Teleport score] 0.198


Urban area elevation (meters) 152.0
Presence of hills in city 1.0
Presence of mountains in city 1.0
Median peak in meters 300.0
Elevation (hills or mountains) [Teleport score] 0.1716
Water access [Teleport score] 0.906
Seaside access 1.0

Environmental Quality

Air quality [Teleport score] 0.1826
Cleanliness [Teleport score] 0.263
Drinking water quality [Teleport score] 0.1102
Urban greenery [Teleport score] 0.4365


Crime rate [Teleport score] 0.1587
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year 5.53
Lack of gun related deaths [Teleport score] 0.8505
Guns per 100 residents 18.8
Lack of guns [Teleport score] 0.8994
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [Teleport score] 0.875


Coworking spaces [Teleport score] 0.4585
Startup events 17.0
Number of startup events in the last 12 months 124
Startup events [Teleport score] 0.408
Total number of startups 77
Number of upcoming meetup events 26
Meetups groups 118
Meetups members 118498
Meetups [Teleport score] 0.5483
Number of investors 14
Average monthly increase in number of startups 1.0
Average monthly increase in number of startups [Teleport score] 0.1995
Startup climate scene [Teleport score] 0.3567
Startups [Teleport score] 0.5772
Coworking spaces on 27


Profit tax (%% of profit) 35.6%
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [Teleport score] 0.6938
Income tax level [Teleport score] 0.611
VAT (Sales Tax) 18.0%
Time overhead to file company taxes 260.0


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Traffic handling [Teleport score] 0.4374

Travel Connectivity

Airport hub 56
Airport hub [Teleport score] 0.3024
Intercity train connectivity [Teleport score] 0.1

Venture Capital

Venture capital [Teleport score] 0.2311
Funding accelerator names Wayra PE
Number of funding accelerators 1
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