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 (74 years for men, 79 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 40.1% less money
Turkey has a GDP per capita of $28,400 as of 2020, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 59.4% more likely to be unemployed
In Turkey, 13.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 36.8% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Turkey, 14.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 77.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Turkey, approximately 19.4 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.
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
How big is French Polynesia compared to Turkey? See an in-depth size comparison.