Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Spain, you would:
live 4.1 years less
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022. In French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2022.
make 53.0% less money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 54.3% more likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 88.9% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 78.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In French Polynesia, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
be 21.5% less likely to have internet access
In Spain, approximately 93.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In French Polynesia, about 73.0% do as of 2019.
see 49.1% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 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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