Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.4 years longer


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020. In Macau, that number is 85 years (82 years for men, 88 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 32.1 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Macau, the GDP per capita is $122,000 as of 2018.

be 77.3% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Macau, that number is 2.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 26.2% less 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 Macau, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.

have 37.8% fewer children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Macau, there are 7.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 3.8 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Macau, about 83.8% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 68.2% less coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Macau, that number is 41 km.

Macau: At a glance

Macau is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 28 sq km. Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China on 20 December 1999. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's political and economic system would not be imposed on Macau, and that Macau would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign affairs and defense for the subsequent 50 years.

How big is Macau 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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