By Vexen Crabtree 2013
Overseas Country of French Polynesia
|Status||Dependency (Overseas Collectivity)|
|Social and Moral Index||0 best|
|Land Area||3 660 km21|
|ISO3166-1 Codes||PF, PYF, 2582|
“The French annexed various Polynesian island groups during the 19th century. In September 1995, France stirred up widespread protests by resuming nuclear testing on the Mururoa atoll after a three-year moratorium. The tests were suspended in January 1996. In recent years, French Polynesia's autonomy has been considerably expanded.”
CIA's The World Factbook (2013)6
My Social and Moral Development Index does not have enough data points for French Polynesia to produce an accurate ranking. As a territory of France I do not have many specific statistics for this territory in its own right.
Data from the Pew Forum, a professional polling outfit, states that in 2010 the religious makeup of this country was as follows in the table below7:
The CIA World Factbook has slightly different data, and states: Protestant 54%, Roman Catholic 30%, other 10%, no religion 6%8.
Current edition: 2013 May 01
Parent page: Compare International Statistics by Region and Continent
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(2013) World Factbook. The USA Government's Central Intelligence Agency (USA CIA) publishes The World Factbook, and the online version is frequently updated.
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