Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Panama instead of French Polynesia, you would:
live 1.3 years longer
In French Polynesia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Panama, that number is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2020.
make 49.4% more money
French Polynesia has a GDP per capita of $17,000 as of 2015, while in Panama, the GDP per capita is $25,400 as of 2017.
be 72.5% less likely to be unemployed
In French Polynesia, 21.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2012. In Panama, that number is 6.0% as of 2017.
be 16.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In French Polynesia, 19.7% live below the poverty line as of 2009. In Panama, however, that number is 23.0% as of 2015.
have 22.1% more children
In French Polynesia, there are approximately 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Panama, there are 17.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In French Polynesia, approximately 4.5 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Panama, on the other hand, 9.1 children do as of 2020.
be 20.4% less likely to have internet access
In French Polynesia, approximately 72.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Panama, about 57.9% do as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Panama: At a glance
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