Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Chad, you would:
be 92.3% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Chad, 1.3% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 23.8 years longer
In Chad, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 60 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 5.0 times more likely to be obese
In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 17.0 times more money
Chad has a GDP per capita of $2,300 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
pay a 45.0% lower top tax rate
Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 99.2% less likely to die during childbirth
In Chad, approximately 1140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 94.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Chad, approximately 68.6 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 69.3% fewer children
In Chad, there are approximately 41.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.4 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In New Zealand, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 14.0 times more likely to have internet access
In Chad, approximately 6.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
be 79.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Chad, approximately 56% of people have improved drinking water access (87% in urban areas, and 47% in rural areas) as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 2.2 times more on education
Chad spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, General Inspectorate of Finance.
New Zealand: At a glance
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