Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Portugal, you would:
live 3.2 years less
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 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 44.3% less money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 72.8% more children
In Portugal, there are approximately 8.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 73.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Portugal, approximately 2.6 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.
see 40.8% more coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 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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