Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Turkey instead of New Zealand, you would:
live 6.3 years less
In New Zealand, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Turkey, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022.
make 33.0% less money
New Zealand has a GDP per capita of $42,400 as of 2020, while in Turkey, the GDP per capita is $28,400 as of 2020.
be 3.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In New Zealand, 4.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 13.7% as of 2019.
have 11.7% more children
In New Zealand, there are approximately 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Turkey, there are 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 88.9% more likely to die during childbirth
In New Zealand, approximately 9.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Turkey, 17.0 women do as of 2017.
be 5.6 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 Turkey, on the other hand, 19.4 children do as of 2022.
be 15.2% less likely to have internet access
In New Zealand, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Turkey, about 78.0% do as of 2020.
spend 28.3% less on education
New Zealand spends 6.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Turkey spends 4.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 55.7% less on healthcare
New Zealand spends 9.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Turkey, that number is 4.3% of GDP as of 2019.
see 52.4% less coastline
New Zealand has a total of 15,134 km of coastline. In Turkey, that number is 7,200 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Turkey: At a glance
How big is Turkey compared to New Zealand? See an in-depth size comparison.