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

Health

live 3.2 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 Tonga, that number is 77 years (75 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 55.3% more money

Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800 as of 2004, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,900 as of 2017.

be 87.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Tonga, that number is 1.1% as of 2011.

Life

have 65.4% more children

In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 12.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Tonga, there are 21.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 2.5 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 Tonga, on the other hand, 10.3 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 86.7% more likely to have internet access

In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Tonga, about 41.2% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 3.2 times more coastline

Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Tonga, that number is 419 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Tonga: At a glance

Tonga is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 717 sq km. Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. Tonga became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900; it withdrew from the protectorate and joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. Tonga remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.
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