Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Barbados, you would:
be 93.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Barbados, 1.5% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 6.1 years longer
In Barbados, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In New Zealand, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 33.3% more likely to be obese
In Barbados, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 2.1 times more money
Barbados has a GDP per capita of $18,600 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 53.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Barbados, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 66.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Barbados, approximately 27.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 63.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Barbados, approximately 9.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.
have 13.3% more children
In Barbados, there are approximately 11.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.1% more likely to have internet access
In Barbados, approximately 81.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 36.2% more on education
Barbados spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 156.0 times more coastline
Barbados has a total of 97 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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