Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Bahamas, you would:
live 7.7 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2022. In Canada, that number is 84 years (82 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 49.0% more money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $30,800 as of 2020, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $45,900 as of 2020.
be 43.9% less likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
be 85.7% less likely to die during childbirth
In Bahamas, approximately 70.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.
be 65.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 12.8 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 30.5% fewer children
In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.5% more likely to have internet access
In Bahamas, approximately 87.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Canada, about 97.0% do as of 2020.
spend 2.1 times more on education
Bahamas spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
spend 86.2% more on healthcare
Bahamas spends 5.8% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 10.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 57.1 times more coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 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
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