Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Qatar, you would:
live 1.5 years less
In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 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 86.3% less money
Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 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 Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 21.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Qatar, approximately 5.7 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 50.5% more children
In Qatar, there are approximately 9.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 27.0% less likely to have internet access
In Qatar, approximately 99.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 4.5 times more coastline
Qatar has a total of 563 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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