Quality of life comparison
If you lived in France instead of Qatar, you would:
live 2.8 years longer
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In France, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
be 38.5% less likely to be obese
In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In France, that number is 21.6% of people as of 2016.
make 50.8% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $85,300 as of 2020, while in France, the GDP per capita is $42,000 as of 2020.
be 52.4% less likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 6.6 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In France, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2022.
have 25.0% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In France, there are 11.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 15.0% less likely to have internet access
In Qatar, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In France, about 85.0% do as of 2020.
spend 68.8% more on education
Qatar spends 3.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. France spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
spend 3.8 times more on healthcare
Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In France, that number is 11.1% of GDP as of 2019.
see 8.6 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 km of coastline. In France, that number is 4,853 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
France: At a glance
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