Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Djibouti, you would:
live 13.1 years longer
In Djibouti, the average life expectancy is 65 years (63 years for men, 68 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 3.1 times more money
Djibouti has a GDP per capita of $5,500 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 45.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Djibouti, 40.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 90.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Djibouti, approximately 46.9 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 39.5% fewer children
In Djibouti, there are approximately 22.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 2.4 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Djibouti, approximately 42% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In French Polynesia, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 23.7% more likely to have internet access
In Djibouti, approximately 59.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
be 10.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Djibouti, approximately 91% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, 100% of people do as of 2020.
see 8.0 times more coastline
Djibouti has a total of 314 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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