Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Economy

make 73.7% less money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Tokelau, the GDP per capita is $1,000.

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. In Tokelau, about 60.2% do.

Geography

see 21.7% less coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Tokelau, that number is 101 km.

Tokelau: At a glance

Tokelau is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12 sq km. Originally settled by Polynesian emigrants from surrounding island groups, the Tokelau Islands were made a British protectorate in 1889. They were transferred to New Zealand administration in 1925. Referenda held in 2006 and 2007 to change the status of the islands from that of a New Zealand territory to one of free association with New Zealand did not meet the needed threshold for approval.

How big is Tokelau 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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