Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Trinidad and Tobago, you would:

Health

live 4.0 years longer


In Trinidad and Tobago, the average life expectancy is 74 years (71 years for men, 77 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.

Economy

make 45.7% less money


Trinidad and Tobago has a GDP per capita of $31,300 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 4.4 times more likely to be unemployed


In Trinidad and Tobago, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

be 77.6% less likely to die during infancy


In Trinidad and Tobago, approximately 20.1 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 22.8% more children


In Trinidad and Tobago, there are approximately 11.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 7.0 times more coastline


Trinidad and Tobago has a total of 362 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.

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 Trinidad and Tobago? 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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