Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.5 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 Croatia, that number is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 6.5 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Croatia, the GDP per capita is $24,700 as of 2017.

be 40.9% more likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Croatia, that number is 12.4% as of 2017.

Life

be 2.0 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 Croatia, on the other hand, 8.6 children do as of 2020.

have 31.5% fewer children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Croatia, there are 8.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Croatia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 45.2 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Croatia, that number is 5,835 km.

Croatia: At a glance

Croatia is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 55,974 sq km. The lands that today comprise Croatia were part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until the close of World War I. In 1918, the Croats, Serbs, and Slovenes formed a kingdom known after 1929 as Yugoslavia. Following World War II, Yugoslavia became a federal independent communist state under the strong hand of Marshal TITO. Although Croatia declared its independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, it took four years of sporadic, but often bitter, fighting before occupying Serb armies were mostly cleared from Croatian lands, along with a majority of Croatia's ethnic Serb population. Under UN supervision, the last Serb-held enclave in eastern Slavonia was returned to Croatia in 1998. The country joined NATO in April 2009 and the EU in July 2013.

How big is Croatia 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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