Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Uruguay, you would:
make 24.1% less money
Uruguay has a GDP per capita of $22,400 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Uruguay, 7.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 2.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Uruguay, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 42.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Uruguay, approximately 7.8 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 3.8 times more coastline
Uruguay has a total of 660 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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