Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Brazil, you would:
live 2.5 years longer
In Brazil, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 80 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 20.6% more money
Brazil has a GDP per capita of $14,100 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 82.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Brazil, 11.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 4.7 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Brazil, 4.2% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 66.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Brazil, approximately 13.3 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.
see 66.3% less coastline
Brazil has a total of 7,491 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
How big is French Polynesia compared to Brazil? See an in-depth size comparison.