Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Indonesia, you would:

Health

live 4.2 years longer


In Indonesia, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 76 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.

Economy

make 37.1% more money


Indonesia has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 4.0 times more likely to be unemployed


In Indonesia, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

be 80.7% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Indonesia, 10.9% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.

Life

be 77.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Indonesia, approximately 20.4 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.

Basic Needs

be 82.7% more likely to have internet access


In Indonesia, approximately 39.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.

be 10.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Indonesia, approximately 91% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In French Polynesia, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 95.4% less coastline


Indonesia has a total of 54,716 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.

French Polynesia: At a glance

French Polynesia is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 3,827 sq km. The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were halted in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.

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


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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