Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Egypt, you would:
live 8.4 years longer
In Egypt, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 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 3.1 times more money
Egypt has a GDP per capita of $12,700 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 61.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Egypt, 12.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
pay a 46.7% higher top tax rate
Egypt has a top tax rate of 22.5% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 75.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Egypt, approximately 37.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 79.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Egypt, approximately 17.1 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 52.9% fewer children
In Egypt, there are approximately 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 93.5% more likely to have internet access
In Egypt, approximately 46.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
see 6.2 times more coastline
Egypt has a total of 2,450 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 Inland Revenue Department, Egyptian Tax Authority.
New Zealand: At a glance
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