Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Argentina, you would:
be 44.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 35.5% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
make 13.7% less money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $19,700 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 9.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 52.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
have 13.5% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 15.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 15.1% less likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 86.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 49.4% less coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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