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

Economy

make 32.8% more money

Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $12,800 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 11.3% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.

be 3.8 times more likely to be unemployed

In Paraguay, 5.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

be 73.4% less likely to die during infancy

In Paraguay, approximately 16.9 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 15.7% fewer children

In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 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 11.9% more likely to have internet access

In Paraguay, approximately 65.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.


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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