Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Greenland, you would:
live 8.7 years longer
In Greenland, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 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 48.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Greenland, 9.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 57.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Greenland, approximately 8.3 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.
be 30.7% more likely to have internet access
In Greenland, approximately 69.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
see 65.7% less coastline
Greenland has a total of 44,087 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: At a glance
How big is New Zealand compared to Greenland? See an in-depth size comparison.