Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Montserrat, you would:
live 2.6 years longer
In Montserrat, the average life expectancy is 75 years (76 years for men, 74 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 50.0% less money
Montserrat has a GDP per capita of $34,000 as of 2011, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 3.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Montserrat, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 59.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Montserrat, approximately 11.1 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.
have 19.7% more children
In Montserrat, there are approximately 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 33.2% more likely to have internet access
In Montserrat, approximately 54.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 63.1 times more coastline
Montserrat has a total of 40 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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