Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Romania, you would:
live 1.9 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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.
be 12.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
make 30.9% less money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 4.4 times more likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 48.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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 64.7% more children
In Romania, there are approximately 8.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 11.2 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 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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