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

Health

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.

Economy

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.

Life

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.

Basic Needs

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.

Expenditures

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.

Geography

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

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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