Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 14.4 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Togo, that number is 65 years (63 years for men, 68 years for women).

Economy

be 21.6% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed. In Togo, that number is 6.9%.

make 55.3% less money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Togo, the GDP per capita is $1,700.

Life

have 2.5 times more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Togo, there are 33.3 babies per 1,000 people.

be 9.8 times more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Togo, on the other hand, 42.2 children do.

Basic Needs

be 48.9% less likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access. In Togo, about 11.3% do.

Geography

see 56.6% less coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Togo, that number is 56 km.

Togo: At a glance

Togo is a sovereign country in Africa, with a total land area of approximately 54,385 sq km. French Togoland became Togo in 1960. Gen. Gnassingbe EYADEMA, installed as military ruler in 1967, ruled Togo with a heavy hand for almost four decades. Despite the facade of multi-party elections instituted in the early 1990s, the government was largely dominated by President EYADEMA, whose Rally of the Togolese People (RPT) party has maintained power almost continually since 1967 and maintains a majority of seats in today's legislature. Upon EYADEMA's death in February 2005, the military installed the president's son, Faure GNASSINGBE, and then engineered his formal election two months later. Democratic gains since then allowed Togo to hold its first relatively free and fair legislative elections in October 2007. After years of political unrest and condemnation from international organizations for human rights abuses, Togo is finally being re-welcomed into the international community.

How big is Togo 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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