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 80 years (78 years for men, 81 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 24.0% 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 $42,400 as of 2020.
be 42.4% more likely to be unemployed
In British Virgin Islands, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
be 75.7% less likely to die during infancy
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 14.2 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 16.7% more children
In British Virgin Islands, there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 17.9% more likely to have internet access
In British Virgin Islands, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In New Zealand, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 2.1 times more on education
British Virgin Islands spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
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.