Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Mexico, you would:
live 6.1 years longer
In Mexico, the average life expectancy is 72 years (69 years for men, 76 years for women) as of 2022. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
be 53.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mexico, 41.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 6.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Mexico, 3.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 62.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Mexico, approximately 11.9 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
see 72.9% less coastline
Mexico has a total of 9,330 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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