Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 1.9 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 Lebanon, that number is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 5.2 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Lebanon, the GDP per capita is $19,600 as of 2017.

be 10.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Lebanon, that number is 9.7% as of 2007.

Life

be 61.9% 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 Lebanon, on the other hand, 6.8 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Lebanon, about 78.2% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 74.4% more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Lebanon, that number is 225 km.

Lebanon: At a glance

Lebanon is a sovereign country in Middle East, with a total land area of approximately 10,230 sq km. Following World War I, France acquired a mandate over the northern portion of the former Ottoman Empire province of Syria. The French demarcated the region of Lebanon in 1920 and granted this area independence in 1943. Since independence the country has been marked by periods of political turmoil interspersed with prosperity built on its position as a regional center for finance and trade. The country's 1975-90 civil war that resulted in an estimated 120,000 fatalities, was followed by years of social and political instability. Sectarianism is a key element of Lebanese political life. Neighboring Syria has long influenced Lebanon's foreign policy and internal policies, and its military occupied Lebanon from 1976 until 2005. The Lebanon-based Hizballah militia and Israel continued attacks and counterattacks against each other after Syria's withdrawal, and fought a brief war in 2006. Lebanon's borders with Syria and Israel remain unresolved.

How big is Lebanon 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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