Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in France instead of Indonesia, you would:

Health

live 8.9 years longer


In Indonesia, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 76 years for women). In France, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 3.1 times more likely to be obese


In Indonesia, 6.9% of adults are obese. In France, that number is 21.6% of people.

Economy

make 3.5 times more money


Indonesia has a GDP per capita of $12,400, while in France, the GDP per capita is $43,800.

be 69.6% more likely to be unemployed


In Indonesia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed. In France, that number is 9.5%.

be 30.3% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Indonesia, 10.9% live below the poverty line. In France, however, that number is 14.2%.

spend 67.3% more on taxes


Indonesia has a top tax rate of 30.0%. In France, the top tax rate is 50.2%.

Life

be 93.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Indonesia, approximately 126.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In France, 8.0 women do.

be 85.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Indonesia, approximately 22.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In France, on the other hand, 3.2 children do.

have 24.7% less children


In Indonesia, there are approximately 16.2 babies per 1,000 people. In France, there are 12.2 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 23.5% more likely to have access to electricity


In Indonesia, 81% of the population has electricity access. In France, 100% of the population do.

be 3.4 times more likely to have internet access


In Indonesia, approximately 25.4% of the population has internet access. In France, about 85.6% do.

be 14.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Indonesia, approximately 87% of people have improved drinking water access (94% in urban areas, and 80% in rural areas). In France, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 100% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 52.8% more on education


Indonesia spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education. France spends 5.5% of total GDP on education.

spend 4.1 times more on healthcare


Indonesia spends 2.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In France, that number is 11.5% of GDP.

Geography

see 93.7% less coastline


Indonesia has a total of 54,716 km of coastline. In France, that number is 3,427 km.

France: At a glance

France is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 549,970 sq km. France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader among European nations. It plays an influential global role as a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the G-8, the G-20, the EU and other multilateral organizations. France rejoined NATO's integrated military command structure in 2009, reversing DE GAULLE's 1966 decision to take French forces out of NATO. Since 1958, it has constructed a hybrid presidential-parliamentary governing system resistant to the instabilities experienced in earlier, more purely parliamentary administrations. In recent decades, its reconciliation and cooperation with Germany have proved central to the economic integration of Europe, including the introduction of a common currency, the euro, in January 1999. In the early 21st century, five French overseas entities - French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion - became French regions and were made part of France proper.

How big is France compared to Indonesia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Finances Publiques, Direktorat Jenderal Pajak.

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