If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Venezuela, you would:

Health

live 6.9 years longer

In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 71 years (68 years for men, 75 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.

Economy

make 36.0% more money

Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $12,500 as of 2017, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.

be 19.6% less likely to be unemployed

In Venezuela, 27.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.

Life

be 83.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Venezuela, approximately 27.9 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 21.8% fewer children

In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

French Polynesia: At a glance

French Polynesia is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 3,827 sq km. The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were halted in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.
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