Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Ecuador, you would:
live 0.9 years longer
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
make 65.0% more money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $10,300 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 21.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Ecuador, 25.0% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 3.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 75.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 18.1 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 18.1% fewer children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 12.3% more likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 12.9% more coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 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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