Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Guatemala, you would:
live 5.5 years longer
In Guatemala, the average life expectancy is 73 years (71 years for men, 75 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 2.0 times more money
Guatemala has a GDP per capita of $8,400 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 66.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Guatemala, 59.3% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 9.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Guatemala, 2.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 83.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Guatemala, approximately 26.2 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.
have 39.7% fewer children
In Guatemala, there are approximately 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 46.0% more likely to have internet access
In Guatemala, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 6.3 times more coastline
Guatemala has a total of 400 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
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