Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

be 31.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Lebanon, 28.6% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.

make 13.3% less money


Lebanon has a GDP per capita of $19,600 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Lebanon, 9.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

be 33.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Lebanon, approximately 6.8 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.

Geography

see 11.2 times more coastline


Lebanon has a total of 225 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 Lebanon? See an in-depth size comparison.


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

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about French Polynesia. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this