Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Niue instead of South Africa, you would:

Health

be 76.7% more likely to be obese


In South Africa, 28.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Niue, that number is 50.0% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 56.4% less likely to be unemployed


In South Africa, 27.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Niue, that number is 12.0% as of 2001.

make 57.4% less money


South Africa has a GDP per capita of $13,600 as of 2017, while in Niue, the GDP per capita is $5,800 as of 2003.

Basic Needs

be 63.1% more likely to have internet access


In South Africa, approximately 56.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Niue, about 91.6% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 97.7% less coastline


South Africa has a total of 2,798 km of coastline. In Niue, that number is 64 km.

Niue: At a glance

Niue is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 260 sq km. Niue's remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, has caused it to be separately administered by New Zealand. The population of the island continues to drop (from a peak of 5,200 in 1966 to an estimated 1,229 in 2013) with substantial emigration to New Zealand 2,400 km to the southwest.

How big is Niue compared to South Africa? 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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