Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Bahamas, you would:
live 4.6 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
make 47.5% less money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $32,400 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Bahamas, 9.3% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 57.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 10.6 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.
be 14.5% less likely to have internet access
In Bahamas, approximately 85.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 28.7% less coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 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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