Quality of life comparison
If you lived in New Zealand instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 11.1 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 71 years (68 years for men, 75 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 20.3% more likely to be obese
In Venezuela, 25.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In New Zealand, that number is 30.8% of people as of 2016.
make 3.1 times more money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $12,500 as of 2017, while in New Zealand, the GDP per capita is $39,000 as of 2017.
be 82.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 27.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In New Zealand, that number is 4.7% as of 2017.
be 92.8% less likely to die during childbirth
In Venezuela, approximately 125.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In New Zealand, 9.0 women do as of 2017.
be 87.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 27.9 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 28.5% fewer children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In New Zealand, there are 12.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 26.1% more likely to have internet access
In Venezuela, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In New Zealand, about 90.8% do as of 2018.
see 5.4 times more coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 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
How big is New Zealand compared to Venezuela? See an in-depth size comparison.