Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Belarus instead of Wallis and Futuna, you would:

Health

live 6.8 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Belarus, that number is 73 years (68 years for men, 79 years for women).

Economy

make 5.0 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Belarus, the GDP per capita is $18,900.

be 88.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed. In Belarus, that number is 1.0%.

Life

be 16.3% less likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Belarus, on the other hand, 3.6 children do.

have 22.0% less children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Belarus, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 3.2 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access. In Belarus, about 71.1% do.

Belarus: At a glance

Belarus is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 202,900 sq km. After seven decades as a constituent republic of the USSR, Belarus attained its independence in 1991. It has retained closer political and economic ties to Russia than have any of the other former Soviet republics. Belarus and Russia signed a treaty on a two-state union on 8 December 1999 envisioning greater political and economic integration. Although Belarus agreed to a framework to carry out the accord, serious implementation has yet to take place. Since his election in July 1994 as the country's first directly elected president, Aleksandr LUKASHENKO has steadily consolidated his power through authoritarian means and a centralized economic system. Government restrictions on freedom of speech and the press, peaceful assembly, and religion remain in place.

How big is Belarus compared to Wallis and Futuna? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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