Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Philippines, you would:
live 12.1 years longer
In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 70 years (66 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2020. In New Zealand, that number is 82 years (80 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
be 4.8 times more likely to be obese
In Philippines, 6.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 4.6 times more money
Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,400 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 17.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Philippines, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 92.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Philippines, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 82.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Philippines, approximately 20.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.5 children do as of 2020.
have 44.1% fewer children
In Philippines, there are approximately 22.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.6% more likely to have access to electricity
In Philippines, approximately 88% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In New Zealand, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 51.2% more likely to have internet access
In Philippines, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 2.4 times more on education
Philippines spends 2.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2009. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 58.3% less coastline
Philippines has a total of 36,289 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
New Zealand: At a glance
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