Quality of life comparison
If you lived in French Polynesia instead of Wallis and Futuna, you would:
live 2.3 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 French Polynesia, that number is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.5 times more money
Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in French Polynesia, the GDP per capita is $17,000 as of 2015.
be 2.5 times more likely to be unemployed
In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In French Polynesia, that number is 21.8% as of 2012.
have 10.2% more children
In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In French Polynesia, there are 14.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
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 French Polynesia, about 72.7% do as of 2018.
see 19.6 times more coastline
Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In French Polynesia, that number is 2,525 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
French Polynesia: At a glance
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