Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Tokelau instead of Burkina Faso, you would:

Economy

make 47.4% less money


Burkina Faso has a GDP per capita of $1,900, while in Tokelau, the GDP per capita is $1,000.

Basic Needs

be 4.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Burkina Faso, approximately 14.0% of the population has internet access. In Tokelau, about 60.2% do.

be 21.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Burkina Faso, approximately 82% of people have improved drinking water access. In Tokelau, 100% of people do.

Tokelau: At a glance

Tokelau is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12 sq km. Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval.

How big is Tokelau compared to Burkina Faso? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Tokelau. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this