Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of New Zealand, you would:
live 8.1 years less
In New Zealand, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (73 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022.
pay a 31.8% lower top tax rate
New Zealand has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 71.7% less money
New Zealand has a GDP per capita of $42,400 as of 2020, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,000 as of 2020.
be 90.3% more likely to be unemployed
In New Zealand, 4.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 7.9% as of 2019.
have 67.9% more children
In New Zealand, there are approximately 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Egypt, there are 21.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 4.1 times more likely to die during childbirth
In New Zealand, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.1 times more 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 Egypt, on the other hand, 17.7 children do as of 2022.
be 21.7% less likely to have internet access
In New Zealand, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Egypt, about 72.0% do as of 2020.
spend 35.0% less on education
New Zealand spends 6.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Egypt spends 3.9% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
spend 51.5% less on healthcare
New Zealand spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Egypt, that number is 4.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 83.8% less coastline
New Zealand has a total of 15,134 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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