Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Uganda, you would:
live 9.7 years longer
In Uganda, the average life expectancy is 68 years (66 years for men, 70 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 7.1 times more money
Uganda has a GDP per capita of $2,400 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.3 times more likely to be unemployed
In Uganda, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2014. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 86.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Uganda, approximately 32.6 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 66.9% fewer children
In Uganda, there are approximately 42.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.0 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Uganda, approximately 20% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In French Polynesia, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 3.1 times more likely to have internet access
In Uganda, approximately 23.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
be 23.8% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Uganda, approximately 81% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In French Polynesia, 100% of people do as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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