Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), you would:

Economy

make 76.0% less money


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a GDP per capita of $70,800 as of 2015, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 21.8 times more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

have 28.4% more children


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2012. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 26.0% less likely to have internet access


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), approximately 98.3% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 96.0% more coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.

French Polynesia: At a glance

French Polynesia is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 3,827 sq km. The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were halted in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.

How big is French Polynesia compared to Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)? 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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