Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Saint Barthelemy, you would:

Health

live 2.3 years less


In Saint Barthelemy, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 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.

Life

be 19.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Saint Barthelemy, approximately 5.6 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.

have 50.5% more children


In Saint Barthelemy, 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.

French Polynesia: At a glance

French Polynesia is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 3,827 sq km. The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were halted in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.

How big is French Polynesia compared to Saint Barthelemy? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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