Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 5.1 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 73 years (70 years for men, 77 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 2.2 times more money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $7,704 as of 2018, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 40.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Venezuela, 33.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In French Polynesia, however, that number is 19.7% as of 2009.
be 3.2 times more likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 6.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2018. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
be 75.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 17.7 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.
have 22.0% fewer children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In French Polynesia, there are 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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