Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 46.3% more likely to be obese


In Austria, 20.1% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

spend 40.0% less on taxes


Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0%. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0%.

be 18.2% more likely to be unemployed


In Austria, 5.5% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

be 3.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line


In Austria, 3.0% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

Life

be 75.0% more likely to die during childbirth


In Austria, approximately 4.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 32.4% more likely to die during infancy


In Austria, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

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.

How big is Canada compared to Austria? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, Federal Ministry of Finance.

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