Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Anguilla, you would:

Health

live 4.1 years less


In Anguilla, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women). In French Polynesia, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

make 39.3% more money


Anguilla has a GDP per capita of $12,200, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000.

be 14.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Anguilla, 23.0% live below the poverty line. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7%.

be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Anguilla, 8.0% of adults are unemployed. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8%.

Life

have 18.4% more children


In Anguilla, there are approximately 12.5 babies per 1,000 people. In French Polynesia, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people.

be 39.4% more likely to die during infancy


In Anguilla, approximately 3.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.6 children do.

Basic Needs

be 16.2% less likely to have internet access


In Anguilla, approximately 81.6% of the population has internet access. In French Polynesia, about 68.4% do.

Geography

see 41.4 times more coastline


Anguilla has a total of 61 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.

French Polynesia: At a glance

French Polynesia is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 3,827 sq km. The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were halted in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.

How big is French Polynesia compared to Anguilla? 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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