Quality of life comparison
If you lived in France instead of Greenland, you would:
live 8.8 years longer
In Greenland, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2020. In France, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020.
be 12.3% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Greenland, 16.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In France, however, that number is 14.2% as of 2015.
be 61.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Greenland, approximately 8.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In France, on the other hand, 3.2 children do as of 2020.
have 15.6% fewer children
In Greenland, there are approximately 14.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In France, there are 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 18.1% more likely to have internet access
In Greenland, approximately 69.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In France, about 82.0% do as of 2018.
see 89.0% less coastline
Greenland has a total of 44,087 km of coastline. In France, that number is 4,853 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
France: At a glance
How big is France compared to Greenland? See an in-depth size comparison.