Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Nauru, you would:
live 9.5 years longer
In Nauru, the average life expectancy is 68 years (64 years for men, 72 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 38.2% more money
Nauru has a GDP per capita of $12,300 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 39.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Nauru, approximately 7.4 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 36.1% fewer children
In Nauru, there are approximately 21.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 27.5% more likely to have internet access
In Nauru, approximately 57.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 84.2 times more coastline
Nauru has a total of 30 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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