Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Tanzania, you would:
be 97.8% less likely to be living with HIV/AIDS
In Tanzania, 4.6% of people are living with AIDS/HIV as of 2018. In New Zealand, that number is 0.1% of people as of 2018.
live 18.2 years longer
In Tanzania, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 66 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 3.7 times more likely to be obese
In Tanzania, 8.4% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 12.2 times more money
Tanzania has a GDP per capita of $3,200 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 54.4% less likely to be unemployed
In Tanzania, 10.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
pay a 10.0% higher top tax rate
Tanzania has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 98.3% less likely to die during childbirth
In Tanzania, approximately 524.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 90.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Tanzania, approximately 36.4 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 63.0% fewer children
In Tanzania, there are approximately 34.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.0 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Tanzania, approximately 33% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In New Zealand, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 3.6 times more likely to have internet access
In Tanzania, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
be 46.6% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Tanzania, approximately 68% of people have improved drinking water access (92% in urban areas, and 56% in rural areas) as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 88.2% more on education
Tanzania spends 3.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2014. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 10.6 times more coastline
Tanzania has a total of 1,424 km of coastline. In New Zealand, that number is 15,134 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Tanzania Revenue Authority, The World Factbook, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
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