Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Jersey, you would:
live 4.3 years less
In Jersey, 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.
make 70.0% less money
Jersey has a GDP per capita of $56,600 as of 2016, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 5.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Jersey, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 10.2% more children
In Jersey, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 25.0% more likely to die during infancy
In Jersey, approximately 3.6 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 22.0% more likely to have internet access
In Jersey, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 36.1 times more coastline
Jersey has a total of 70 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
How big is French Polynesia compared to Jersey? See an in-depth size comparison.