Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Thailand instead of New Zealand, you would:
be 67.5% less likely to be obese
In New Zealand, 30.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Thailand, that number is 10.0% of people as of 2016.
be 11.0 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In New Zealand, 0.1% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In Thailand, that number is 1.1% of people as of 2018.
live 6.5 years less
In New Zealand, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020. In Thailand, that number is 76 years (72 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.
be 85.1% less likely to be unemployed
In New Zealand, 4.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Thailand, that number is 0.7% as of 2017.
make 54.1% less money
New Zealand has a GDP per capita of $39,000 as of 2017, while in Thailand, the GDP per capita is $17,900 as of 2017.
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 Thailand, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 2.5 times more likely to die during infancy
In New Zealand, approximately 3.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Thailand, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.
have 16.4% fewer children
In New Zealand, there are approximately 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Thailand, there are 10.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 37.4% less likely to have internet access
In New Zealand, approximately 90.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Thailand, about 56.8% do as of 2018.
spend 35.9% less on education
New Zealand spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Thailand spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2013.
see 78.7% less coastline
New Zealand has a total of 15,134 km of coastline. In Thailand, that number is 3,219 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Thailand: At a glance
How big is Thailand compared to New Zealand? See an in-depth size comparison.