Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Spain, you would:
be 29.4% more likely to be obese
In Spain, 23.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 17.1% more money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 70.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
pay a 26.7% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
have 79.2% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.2 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Spain, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 39.3% more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In New Zealand, on the other hand, 3.4 children do as of 2022.
spend 42.9% more on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 3.0 times more coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 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, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
New Zealand: At a glance
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