Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 9.1 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 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.
be 27.8% more likely to be obese
In Ukraine, 24.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.4 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $42,400 as of 2020.
be 53.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 4.1% as of 2019.
pay a 83.3% higher top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In New Zealand, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 52.6% less likely to die during childbirth
In Ukraine, approximately 19.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 53.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Ukraine, approximately 7.3 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 33.1% more children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 11.1% more on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. New Zealand spends 6.0% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 36.6% more on healthcare
Ukraine spends 7.1% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In New Zealand, that number is 9.7% of GDP as of 2019.
see 5.4 times more coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 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, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, New Zealand Inland Revenue Department.
New Zealand: At a glance
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