Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Slovakia, you would:


make 48.5% less money

Slovakia has a GDP per capita of $33,000, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000.

be 2.7 times more likely to be unemployed

In Slovakia, 8.1% of adults are unemployed. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8%.

be 60.2% more likely to be live below the poverty line

In Slovakia, 12.3% live below the poverty line. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7%.


have 52.6% more children

In Slovakia, there are approximately 9.7 babies per 1,000 people. In French Polynesia, there are 14.8 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 41.0% less likely to have access to electricity

In Slovakia, 100% of the population has electricity access. In French Polynesia, 59% of the population do.

be 15.0% less likely to have internet access

In Slovakia, approximately 80.5% of the population has internet access. In French Polynesia, about 68.4% do.

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 Slovakia? 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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