Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Bahamas, you would:
be 91.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Bahamas, 1.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2020. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2020.
live 6.4 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In New Zealand, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 37.7% more money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $30,800 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 59.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
be 87.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bahamas, approximately 70.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 73.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 12.8 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.4 children do as of 2022.
have 12.7% fewer children
In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 2.4 times more on education
Bahamas spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 67.2% more on healthcare
Bahamas spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 9.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 4.3 times more coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
New Zealand: At a glance
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