Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Thailand, you would:
be 22.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Thailand, 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 99.0% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Thailand, 9.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 32.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Thailand, approximately 6.5 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.
have 32.8% more children
In Thailand, there are approximately 10.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 21.6% less coastline
Thailand has a total of 3,219 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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