Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of British Virgin Islands, you would:
live 2.9 years longer
In British Virgin Islands, the average life expectancy is 79 years (78 years for men, 81 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.
make 14.0% more money
British Virgin Islands has a GDP per capita of $34,200 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 62.1% more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 68.2% less likely to die during infancy
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 11.0 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 15.3% more children
In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 11.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.1 times more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 43.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 100.0% more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 189.2 times more coastline
British Virgin Islands has a total of 80 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
How big is New Zealand compared to British Virgin Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.