Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Czech Republic, you would:
live 2.8 years longer
In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 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 18.5% more likely to be obese
In Czech Republic, 26.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 10.7% more money
Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $38,300 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 47.5% more likely to be unemployed
In Czech Republic, 2.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
pay a 50.0% higher top tax rate
Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
have 48.8% more children
In Czech Republic, there are approximately 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 3.0 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Czech Republic, approximately 3.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 43.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Czech Republic, approximately 2.4 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.
spend 39.5% more on education
Czech Republic spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 24.4% more on healthcare
Czech Republic spends 7.8% 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, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic.
New Zealand: At a glance
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