Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 3.4 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Tonga, that number is 76 years (75 years for men, 78 years for women).

Economy

make 47.4% more money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Tonga, the GDP per capita is $5,600.

be 87.5% less likely to be unemployed


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

Life

have 68.2% more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Tonga, there are 22.2 babies per 1,000 people.

be 2.6 times more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Tonga, on the other hand, 11.3 children do.

Basic Needs

be 81.0% more likely to have internet access


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 22.1% of the population has internet access. In Tonga, about 40.0% do.

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.

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.

How big is Tonga 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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