Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Antigua and Barbuda, you would:


make 35.6% less money

Antigua and Barbuda has a GDP per capita of $26,400 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 98.2% more likely to be unemployed

In Antigua and Barbuda, 11.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.


be 59.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Antigua and Barbuda, approximately 11.1 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.5 children do as of 2020.


see 16.5 times more coastline

Antigua and Barbuda has a total of 153 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 Antigua and Barbuda? 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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