Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of New Zealand, you would:
be 19.2% less likely to be obese
In New Zealand, 30.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Greece, that number is 24.9% of people as of 2016.
live 1.0 years less
In New Zealand, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Greece, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 28.7% less money
New Zealand has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2017, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,800 as of 2017.
be 4.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In New Zealand, 4.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
pay a 45.5% higher top tax rate
New Zealand has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
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 Greece, 3.0 women do as of 2017.
have 39.1% fewer children
In New Zealand, there are approximately 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Greece, there are 7.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 19.7% less likely to have internet access
In New Zealand, approximately 90.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Greece, about 73.0% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, GSIS, Greece.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to New Zealand? See an in-depth size comparison.