Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 5.2 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 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 69.8% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $56,200 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 7.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 67.5% more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 72.5% more likely to die during infancy
In Hong Kong, approximately 2.5 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.
be 20.7% less likely to have internet access
In Hong Kong, approximately 92.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 3.4 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 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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