Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO
If you lived in Tokelau instead of United States, you would:

make 98.3% less money


United States ($57,300 per capita)
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Tokelau ($1,000 per capita)
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United States has a GDP per capita of $57,300, while in Tokelau, the GDP per capita is $1,000.
Category: United States vs. Tokelau - GDP Per Capita

see 99.5% less coastline


United States (19,924 km)
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Tokelau (101 km)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Tokelau, that number is 101 km.
Category: United States vs. Tokelau - Coastline

The statistics above were calculated using The World Factbook.


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A brief history of Tokelau

Tokelau is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12 sq km. Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval.

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