Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 10.5 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Faroe Islands, the GDP per capita is $40,000.

be 75.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed. In Faroe Islands, that number is 2.2%.

Life

be 25.6% more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Faroe Islands, on the other hand, 5.4 children do.

Basic Needs

be 4.3 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access. In Faroe Islands, about 95.1% do.

Geography

see 8.7 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Faroe Islands, that number is 1,117 km.

Faroe Islands: At a glance

Faroe Islands is a sovereign country in Europe, with a total land area of approximately 1,393 sq km. The population of the Faroe Islands is largely descended from Viking settlers who arrived in the 9th century. The islands have been connected politically to Denmark since the 14th century. A high degree of self-government was granted the Faroese in 1948, who have autonomy over most internal affairs while Denmark is responsible for justice, defense, and foreign affairs. The Faroe Islands are not part of the European Union.

How big is Faroe Islands 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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