Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Bolivia, you would:
live 10.0 years longer
In Bolivia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (71 years for men, 74 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.
be 52.5% more likely to be obese
In Bolivia, 20.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 5.4 times more money
Bolivia has a GDP per capita of $7,900 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
pay a 2.5 times higher top tax rate
Bolivia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 94.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bolivia, approximately 155.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 84.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Bolivia, approximately 22.3 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 31.3% fewer children
In Bolivia, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 53.3% more likely to have internet access
In Bolivia, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In New Zealand, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 17.8% less on education
Bolivia spends 7.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 40.6% more on healthcare
Bolivia spends 6.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 9.7% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Autoridad de Impugnación Tributaria (AIT), Bolivia, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
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