Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Bolivia, you would:
live 5.9 years longer
In Bolivia, the average life expectancy is 72 years (71 years for men, 74 years for women) as of 2022. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.2 times more money
Bolivia has a GDP per capita of $7,900 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 47.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Bolivia, 37.2% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 5.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Bolivia, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 80.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Bolivia, approximately 22.3 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 27.6% fewer children
In Bolivia, there are approximately 18.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 21.7% more likely to have internet access
In Bolivia, approximately 60.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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