Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.6 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 Seychelles, that number is 76 years (71 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 7.7 times more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Seychelles, the GDP per capita is $29,300 as of 2017.

be 65.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Seychelles, that number is 3.0% as of 2017.

Life

be 2.2 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 Seychelles, on the other hand, 9.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 2.7 times more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Seychelles, about 58.8% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 3.8 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Seychelles, that number is 491 km.

Seychelles: At a glance

Seychelles is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 455 sq km. A lengthy struggle between France and Great Britain for the islands ended in 1814, when they were ceded to the latter. Independence came in 1976. Socialist rule was brought to a close with a new constitution and free elections in 1993. President France-Albert RENE, who had served since 1977, was re-elected in 2001, but stepped down in 2004. Vice President James Alix MICHEL took over the presidency and in July 2006 was elected to a new five-year term; he was reelected in May 2011.

How big is Seychelles 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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