Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Romania, you would:
live 6.1 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 36.9% more likely to be obese
In Romania, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 58.5% more money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
pay a 2.1 times higher top tax rate
Romania has a top tax rate of 16.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 52.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Romania, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 59.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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 50.6% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 28.5% more likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 2.1 times more on education
Romania spends 3.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 67.3 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 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, National Agency for Fiscal Administration (ANAF), New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
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