Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Philippines, you would:
live 8.3 years longer
In Philippines, the average life expectancy is 70 years (67 years for men, 74 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.
make 2.1 times more money
Philippines has a GDP per capita of $8,000 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 4.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Philippines, 5.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 18.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Philippines, 16.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 80.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Philippines, approximately 22.2 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 39.5% fewer children
In Philippines, there are approximately 22.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 46.0% more likely to have internet access
In Philippines, approximately 50.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 93.0% less coastline
Philippines has a total of 36,289 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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