Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 5.5 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 Samoa, that number is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 50.0% more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Samoa, the GDP per capita is $5,700 as of 2017.

be 40.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Samoa, that number is 5.2% as of 2017.

Life

have 54.3% more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Samoa, there are 19.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 4.0 times 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 Samoa, on the other hand, 17.0 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 52.1% more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Samoa, about 33.6% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 3.1 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Samoa, that number is 403 km.

Samoa: At a glance

Samoa is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 2,821 sq km. New Zealand occupied the German protectorate of Western Samoa at the outbreak of World War I in 1914. It continued to administer the islands as a mandate and then as a trust territory until 1962, when the islands became the first Polynesian nation to reestablish independence in the 20th century. The country dropped the "Western" from its name in 1997.

How big is Samoa 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.

question_answer HAVE A QUESTION? ASK THE COMMUNITY

Join the Elsewhere community and ask a question about Samoa. It's a free, question-and-answer based forum to discuss what life is like in countries and cities around the world.

Share this