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Indicators of economy in French Polynesia

The essential economic performance of a country is reflected by the gross domestic product. So the total of all goods and services sold. Worldwide gross domestic product in 2020 was at about 12.259 US Dollar per capita. In contrast, the GDP in French Polynesia reached 20.066 US dollars per inhabitant, or 5.67 bn US Dollar in the whole country. French Polynesia is currently at number 161 among the international economies and is therefore one of the less significant. If this is calculated per inhabitant, then French Polynesia is in place 61.

Compared with the USA, prices for daily consumer goods are around 100.0% lower.
The Corruption Perceptions Index for the public sector counts 67 and is compared to other countries moderate.


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Impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020

The consequences of the Covid pandemic were not insignificant in French Polynesia 2020. Overall, gross domestic product in 2020 fell from 6.01 billion US Dollar auf 5.67 billion US Dollar. With a drop of 5.6 percent, the economy in French Polynesia suffered more significant losses than other countries.. The unemployment rate rose from 12.3 to 14.1 percent.

Unemployment rates in percent 1991 - 2021

Economic performance 2020

 French Polynesia
Total
French Polynesia
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
GDP5.67 bn USD20,066.15 USD17,088.62 tn USD33,228.68 USD
Gross national product3.79 bn USD13,429.71 USD16,776.12 tn USD32,621.03 USD


Development of gross domestic product in million US Dollar 1970 - 2020



Im- and Exports 2016

 French Polynesia
Total
French Polynesia
per capita
EU
Total
EU
per capita
Imports1.87 bn USD6,624.97 USD8,916.24 bn USD17,337.55 USD
Exports1.20 bn USD4,253.08 USD9,554.34 bn USD18,578.33 USD


Development of imports and exports in million US dollars 2002 - 2016

Exports
Imports



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