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

Health

live 4.7 years less

In Luxembourg, the average life expectancy is 83 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.

Economy

make 83.8% less money

Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $105,100 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 3.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In Luxembourg, 5.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

have 20.7% more children

In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 36.4% more likely to die during infancy

In Luxembourg, approximately 3.3 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 25.1% less likely to have internet access

In Luxembourg, approximately 97.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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