Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Greece, you would:
live 3.1 years less
In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
make 37.7% less money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,300 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 26.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 17.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 10.1% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 17.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
have 77.0% more children
In Greece, there are approximately 7.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 23.9% more likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
see 81.5% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
How big is French Polynesia compared to Greece? See an in-depth size comparison.