Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in France instead of Comoros, you would:


live 16.5 years longer

In Comoros, the average life expectancy is 66 years (63 years for men, 68 years for women) as of 2020. In France, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

be 2.8 times more likely to be obese

In Comoros, 7.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In France, that number is 21.6% of people as of 2016.


make 27.6 times more money

Comoros has a GDP per capita of $1,600 as of 2017, while in France, the GDP per capita is $44,100 as of 2017.

be 68.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line

In Comoros, 44.8% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In France, however, that number is 14.2% as of 2015.

be 44.6% more likely to be unemployed

In Comoros, 6.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In France, that number is 9.4% as of 2017.


be 97.1% less likely to die during childbirth

In Comoros, approximately 273.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In France, 8.0 women do as of 2017.

be 94.2% less likely to die during infancy

In Comoros, approximately 55.0 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In France, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.

have 49.6% fewer children

In Comoros, there are approximately 23.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In France, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 28.5% more likely to have access to electricity

In Comoros, approximately 78% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In France, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 9.7 times more likely to have internet access

In Comoros, approximately 8.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In France, about 82.0% do as of 2018.


spend 2.2 times more on education

Comoros spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. France spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2016.


see 14.3 times more coastline

Comoros has a total of 340 km of coastline. In France, that number is 4,853 km.

France: At a glance

France is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 549,970 sq km. France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO's integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing DE GAULLE's 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities - French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion - became French regions and were made part of France proper.

How big is France compared to Comoros? See an in-depth size comparison.

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


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