New Zealand is about 36 times smaller than China.

China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 2.8% the size of China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.4 billion fewer people live in New Zealand).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of China compared to New Zealand. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of New Zealand vs. China using our country comparison tool.

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