Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Georgia, you would:
live 5.1 years longer
In Georgia, the average life expectancy is 77 years (73 years for men, 81 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 41.9% more likely to be obese
In Georgia, 21.7% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.6 times more money
Georgia has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 60.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Georgia, 11.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
pay a 65.0% higher top tax rate
Georgia 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 64.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Georgia, approximately 25.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 74.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Georgia, approximately 13.8 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 10.3% more children
In Georgia, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 42.0% more likely to have internet access
In Georgia, approximately 64.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 68.4% more on education
Georgia spends 3.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 48.8 times more coastline
Georgia has a total of 310 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, Georgia Department of Revenue, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
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