Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Turks and Caicos Islands, you would:
live 2.4 years less
In Turks and Caicos Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 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.
make 41.6% less money
Turks and Caicos Islands has a GDP per capita of $29,100 as of 2007, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Turks and Caicos Islands, 10.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1997. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 51.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Turks and Caicos Islands, approximately 9.3 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 6.5 times more coastline
Turks and Caicos Islands has a total of 389 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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