Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Italy, you would:
live 4.6 years less
In Italy, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 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.
be 34.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Italy, 29.9% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
make 55.5% less money
Italy has a GDP per capita of $38,200 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 92.9% more likely to be unemployed
In Italy, 11.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 66.7% more children
In Italy, 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 40.6% more likely to die during infancy
In Italy, approximately 3.2 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.
see 66.8% less coastline
Italy has a total of 7,600 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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