Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Panama, you would:
live 0.8 years longer
In Panama, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 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 10.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Panama, 22.1% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
make 33.1% less money
Panama has a GDP per capita of $25,400 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 3.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Panama, 6.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 73.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Panama, approximately 16.4 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.
have 25.1% fewer children
In Panama, there are approximately 18.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 14.1% more likely to have internet access
In Panama, approximately 64.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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