If you lived in Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha instead of France, you would:

Health

live 2.2 years less

In France, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 48.9% more likely to be unemployed

In France, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, that number is 14.0% as of 1998.

Life

be 3.8 times more likely to die during infancy

In France, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, on the other hand, 12.0 children do as of 2020.

have 21.0% fewer children

In France, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, there are 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 71.8% less likely to have internet access

In France, approximately 82.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha, about 23.1% do as of 2016.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha: At a glance

Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 122 sq km. Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory consisting of Saint Helena and Ascension Islands, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha.
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