Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 6.1 years less


In Wallis and Futuna, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Vanuatu, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women).

Economy

be 80.7% less likely to be unemployed


In Wallis and Futuna, 8.8% of adults are unemployed. In Vanuatu, that number is 1.7%.

make 28.9% less money


Wallis and Futuna has a GDP per capita of $3,800, while in Vanuatu, the GDP per capita is $2,700.

Life

have 81.8% more children


In Wallis and Futuna, there are approximately 13.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Vanuatu, there are 24.0 babies per 1,000 people.

be 3.3 times more likely to die during infancy


In Wallis and Futuna, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one. In Vanuatu, on the other hand, 14.4 children do.

Geography

see 19.6 times more coastline


Wallis and Futuna has a total of 129 km of coastline. In Vanuatu, that number is 2,528 km.

Vanuatu: At a glance

Vanuatu is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 12,189 sq km. Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

How big is Vanuatu 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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