Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Turkey, you would:
live 6.3 years longer
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In New Zealand, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022.
make 49.3% more money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $28,400 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 69.8% less likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 13.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
be 47.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Turkey, approximately 17.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 82.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 19.4 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.
have 10.5% fewer children
In Turkey, there are approximately 14.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 17.9% more likely to have internet access
In Turkey, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In New Zealand, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 39.5% more on education
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 2.3 times more on healthcare
Turkey spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 9.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 2.1 times more coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 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: At a glance
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