Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Czech Republic instead of New Zealand, you would:
be 15.6% less likely to be obese
In New Zealand, 30.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Czech Republic, that number is 26.0% of people as of 2016.
live 2.8 years less
In New Zealand, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Czech Republic, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022.
be 32.2% less likely to be unemployed
In New Zealand, 4.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Czech Republic, that number is 2.8% as of 2019.
pay a 33.3% lower top tax rate
New Zealand has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Czech Republic, the top tax rate is 22.0% as of 2017.
be 66.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In New Zealand, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Czech Republic, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
be 30.2% less likely to die during infancy
In New Zealand, approximately 3.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Czech Republic, on the other hand, 2.4 children do as of 2022.
have 32.8% fewer children
In New Zealand, there are approximately 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Czech Republic, there are 8.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 28.3% less on education
New Zealand spends 6.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Czech Republic spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 19.6% less on healthcare
New Zealand spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Czech Republic, that number is 7.8% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic: At a glance
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