Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Mozambique, you would:
be 99.2% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Mozambique, 12.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 26.2 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 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 4.3 times more likely to be obese
In Mozambique, 7.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 30.0 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 80.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 96.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Mozambique, approximately 289.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 94.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 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 66.8% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 4.1 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Mozambique, approximately 24% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In New Zealand, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 9.1 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
be 41.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Mozambique, approximately 71% of people have improved drinking water access (93% in urban areas, and 58% in rural areas) as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
see 6.1 times more coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 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
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