Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Mexico, you would:
live 10.2 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 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.
make 2.4 times more money
Mexico has a GDP per capita of $17,900 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 18.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
be 72.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mexico, approximately 33.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 71.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 11.9 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.
be 27.8% more likely to have internet access
In Mexico, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In New Zealand, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 39.5% more on education
Mexico 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 79.6% more on healthcare
Mexico spends 5.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 9.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 62.2% more coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 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 Mexico? See an in-depth size comparison.