Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.3 years less


In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In French Polynesia, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women).

Economy

be 45.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Greece, 36.0% live below the poverty line. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7%.

make 38.6% less money


Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,700, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000.

Life

have 76.2% more children


In Greece, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people. In French Polynesia, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity


In Greece, 100% of the population has electricity access. In French Polynesia, 59% of the population do.

Geography

see 81.5% less coastline


Greece has a total of 13,676 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 Greece? 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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