Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Russia, you would:
be 91.7% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Russia, 1.2% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 10.2 years longer
In Russia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (66 years for men, 78 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 33.3% more likely to be obese
In Russia, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 39.8% more money
Russia has a GDP per capita of $27,900 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
pay a 2.5 times higher top tax rate
Russia has a top tax rate of 13.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 47.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Russia, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 46.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Russia, approximately 6.5 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 28.0% more children
In Russia, there are approximately 10.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 12.3% more likely to have internet access
In Russia, approximately 80.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 73.0% more on education
Russia spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 59.8% less coastline
Russia has a total of 37,653 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Federal Tax Service of Russia, The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
How big is New Zealand compared to Russia? See an in-depth size comparison.