Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Wallis and Futuna instead of Spain, you would:

Health

live 1.8 years less


In Spain, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Wallis and Futuna, that number is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 48.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Spain, 17.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Wallis and Futuna, that number is 8.8% as of 2013.

make 90.1% less money


Spain has a GDP per capita of $38,400 as of 2017, while in Wallis and Futuna, the GDP per capita is $3,800 as of 2004.

Life

have 46.0% more children


In Spain, there are approximately 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Wallis and Futuna, there are 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 31.2% more likely to die during infancy


In Spain, approximately 3.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Wallis and Futuna, on the other hand, 4.2 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 74.3% less likely to have internet access


In Spain, approximately 86.1% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Wallis and Futuna, about 22.1% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 97.4% less coastline


Spain has a total of 4,964 km of coastline. In Wallis and Futuna, that number is 129 km.

Wallis and Futuna: At a glance

Wallis and Futuna is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 142 sq km. The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842, and took official control of them between 1886 and 1888. Notably, Wallis and Futuna was the only French colony to side with the Vichy regime during World War II, a phase that ended in May of 1942 with the arrival of 2,000 American troops. In 1959, the inhabitants of the islands voted to become a French overseas territory and officially assumed this status in July 1961.

How big is Wallis and Futuna compared to Spain? 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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