If you lived in Canada instead of Algeria, you would:

Health

live 5.8 years longer

In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2022. In Canada, that number is 84 years (82 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.

Economy

make 4.3 times more money

Algeria has a GDP per capita of $10,700 as of 2020, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $45,900 as of 2020.

be 51.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.

be 70.9% more likely to live below the poverty line

In Algeria, 5.5% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.

Life

be 91.1% less likely to die during childbirth

In Algeria, approximately 112.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

be 77.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Algeria, approximately 19.7 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.

have 45.1% fewer children

In Algeria, there are approximately 18.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.

Basic Needs

be 54.0% more likely to have internet access

In Algeria, approximately 63.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Canada, about 97.0% do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 13.1% less on education

Algeria spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

spend 74.2% more on healthcare

Algeria spends 6.2% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 10.8% of GDP as of 2019.

Geography

see 202.5 times more coastline

Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.


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

Canada: At a glance

Canada is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 9,093,507 sq km. A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest unfortified border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec. Canada also aims to develop its diverse energy resources while maintaining its commitment to the environment.
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