Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in New Zealand instead of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, you would:

Economy

be 43.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, 8.7% of adults are unemployed. In New Zealand, that number is 4.9%.

make 15.8% less money


Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a GDP per capita of $46,200, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $38,900.

Life

be 32.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 6.5 children die before they reach the age of one. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 4.4 children do.

have 85.9% more children


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people. In New Zealand, there are 13.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 11.3% more likely to have internet access


In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 79.5% of the population has internet access. In New Zealand, about 88.5% do.

Geography

see 126.1 times more coastline


Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a total of 120 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.

New Zealand: At a glance

New Zealand (sometimes abbreviated NZ) is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 264,537 sq km. The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. That same year, the British began the first organized colonial settlement. A series of land wars between 1843 and 1872 ended with the defeat of the native peoples. The British colony of New Zealand became an independent dominion in 1907 and supported the UK militarily in both world wars. New Zealand's full participation in a number of defense alliances lapsed by the 1980s. In recent years, the government has sought to address longstanding Maori grievances.

How big is New Zealand compared to Saint Pierre and Miquelon? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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