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

Health

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.

Economy

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.

Life

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.

Basic Needs

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.

Geography

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

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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