Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Austria instead of French Polynesia, you would:

Health

live 4.0 years longer


In French Polynesia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Austria, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 2.9 times more money


French Polynesia has a GDP per capita of $17,000 as of 2015, while in Austria, the GDP per capita is $50,000 as of 2017.

be 74.8% less likely to be unemployed


In French Polynesia, 21.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2012. In Austria, that number is 5.5% as of 2017.

be 84.8% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In French Polynesia, 19.7% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In Austria, however, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 26.7% less likely to die during infancy


In French Polynesia, approximately 4.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Austria, on the other hand, 3.3 children do as of 2020.

have 32.1% fewer children


In French Polynesia, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Austria, there are 9.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 20.6% more likely to have internet access


In French Polynesia, approximately 72.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Austria, about 87.7% do as of 2018.

Austria: At a glance

Austria is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 82,445 sq km. Once the center of power for the large Austro-Hungarian Empire, Austria was reduced to a small republic after its defeat in World War I. Following annexation by Nazi Germany in 1938 and subsequent occupation by the victorious Allies in 1945, Austria's status remained unclear for a decade. A State Treaty signed in 1955 ended the occupation, recognized Austria's independence, and forbade unification with Germany. A constitutional law that same year declared the country's "perpetual neutrality" as a condition for Soviet military withdrawal. The Soviet Union's collapse in 1991 and Austria's entry into the European Union in 1995 have altered the meaning of this neutrality. A prosperous, democratic country, Austria entered the EU Economic and Monetary Union in 1999.

How big is Austria compared to French Polynesia? 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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