Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Serbia, you would:
live 5.8 years longer
In Serbia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 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 43.3% more likely to be obese
In Serbia, 21.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 2.6 times more money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $15,100 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 66.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
pay a 2.2 times higher top tax rate
Serbia has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2017. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 25.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Serbia, approximately 12.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 37.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Serbia, approximately 5.6 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 45.5% more children
In Serbia, there are approximately 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 23.8% more likely to have internet access
In Serbia, approximately 73.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
spend 60.0% more on education
Serbia spends 4.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Serbia.
New Zealand: At a glance
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