Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in France instead of Andorra, you would:

Health

be 15.6% less likely to be obese


In Andorra, 25.6% of adults are obese. In France, that number is 21.6% of people.

live 1.0 years less


In Andorra, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 85 years for women). In France, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 12.2% less money


Andorra has a GDP per capita of $49,900, while in France, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

be 2.6 times more likely to be unemployed


In Andorra, 3.7% of adults are unemployed. In France, that number is 9.5%.

Life

be 11.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Andorra, approximately 3.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In France, on the other hand, 3.2 children do.

have 62.7% more children


In Andorra, there are approximately 7.5 babies per 1,000 people. In France, there are 12.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 12.6% less likely to have internet access


In Andorra, approximately 97.9% of the population has internet access. In France, about 85.6% do.

Expenditures

spend 66.7% more on education


Andorra spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education. France spends 5.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 42.0% more on healthcare


Andorra spends 8.1% of its total GDP on healthcare. In France, that number is 11.5% of GDP.

France: At a glance

France is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 549,970 sq km. France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO's integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing DE GAULLE's 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities - French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion - became French regions and were made part of France proper.

How big is France compared to Andorra? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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