Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Iceland instead of Wallis and Futuna, you would:
live 3.0 years longer
In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2022. In Iceland, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 13.8 times more money
Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Iceland, the GDP per capita is $52,300 as of 2020.
be 58.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Iceland, that number is 3.6% as of 2019.
be 60.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Iceland, on the other hand, 1.6 children do as of 2022.
be 11.0 times more likely to have internet access
In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 9.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Iceland, about 99.0% do as of 2020.
see 38.5 times more coastline
Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Iceland, that number is 4,970 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Iceland: At a glance
How big is Iceland compared to Wallis and Futuna? See an in-depth size comparison.