Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Turkey, you would:
live 2.2 years longer
In Turkey, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 78 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.
be 10.0% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Turkey, 21.9% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
make 37.0% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $27,000 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 100.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 10.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 71.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 15.8 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.
see 64.9% less coastline
Turkey has a total of 7,200 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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