Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 5.3 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
make 73.6% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 7.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 66.7% more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 66.7% more likely to die during infancy
In Hong Kong, approximately 2.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.5 children do as of 2020.
be 18.7% less likely to have internet access
In Hong Kong, approximately 89.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
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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