Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 17.9 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020. In Cameroon, that number is 62 years (61 years for men, 64 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 51.1% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Cameroon, that number is 4.3% as of 2014.

Life

have 2.9 times more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Cameroon, there are 36.3 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 12.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Cameroon, on the other hand, 51.5 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 23.5% less likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Cameroon, 76% of people do as of 2017.

Geography

see 3.1 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Cameroon, that number is 402 km.

Cameroon: At a glance

Cameroon is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 472,710 sq km. French Cameroon became independent in 1960 as the Republic of Cameroon. The following year the southern portion of neighboring British Cameroon voted to merge with the new country to form the Federal Republic of Cameroon. In 1972, a new constitution replaced the federation with a unitary state, the United Republic of Cameroon. The country has generally enjoyed stability, which has permitted the development of agriculture, roads, and railways, as well as a petroleum industry. Despite slow movement toward democratic reform, political power remains firmly in the hands of President Paul BIYA.

How big is Cameroon 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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