Despite neighboring Australia, the fourth best ranked country, New Zealand proved to be near dead last in equity, which measured how often poorer citizens avoided seeing the doctor when sick or didn’t get recommended tests and screenings compared to their well-off counterparts. When it came to the number of citizens living healthy lives, measured by the infant mortality rate as well as healthy life expectancy at age 60, it was also ranked 9th.

On the other hand, it was 2nd with regards to providing effective and coordinated health care.

According to the World Bank, the country spent 11 percent of its GDP on health care expenditures in 2014.