Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Qatar, you would:
live 2.7 years longer
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 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 12.3% less likely to be obese
In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
be 47.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
make 68.6% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 38.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 5.7 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 37.6% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 2.2 times more on education
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 26.9 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 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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