Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Fiji, you would:
live 8.4 years longer
In Fiji, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 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 4.0 times more money
Fiji has a GDP per capita of $9,800 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
pay a 65.0% higher top tax rate
Fiji has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 73.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Fiji, approximately 34.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 60.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Fiji, approximately 8.8 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 26.4% fewer children
In Fiji, there are approximately 17.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 81.7% more likely to have internet access
In Fiji, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 64.1% more on education
Fiji spends 3.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 13.4 times more coastline
Fiji has a total of 1,129 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, Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority.
New Zealand: At a glance
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