Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Turks and Caicos Islands, you would:
live 1.8 years longer
In Turks and Caicos Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 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.
make 34.0% more money
Turks and Caicos Islands has a GDP per capita of $29,100 as of 2007, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 53.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Turks and Caicos Islands, 10.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1997. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 62.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Turks and Caicos Islands, approximately 9.3 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.
spend 2.3 times more on education
Turks and Caicos Islands spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. New Zealand spends 6.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 38.9 times more coastline
Turks and Caicos Islands has a total of 389 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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