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

Health

live 9.1 years longer

In Bangladesh, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 years for women) as of 2022. In Canada, that number is 84 years (82 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.

be 8.2 times more likely to be obese

In Bangladesh, 3.6% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 9.6 times more money

Bangladesh has a GDP per capita of $4,800 as of 2020, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $45,900 as of 2020.

be 61.3% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Bangladesh, 24.3% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.

be 28.9% more likely to be unemployed

In Bangladesh, 4.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.

pay a 10.0% higher top tax rate

Bangladesh has a top tax rate of 30.0% as of 2016. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.

Life

be 94.2% less likely to die during childbirth

In Bangladesh, approximately 173.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

be 85.6% less likely to die during infancy

In Bangladesh, approximately 30.4 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 42.5% fewer children

In Bangladesh, there are approximately 17.7 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 20.5% more likely to have access to electricity

In Bangladesh, approximately 83% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2020.

be 3.9 times more likely to have internet access

In Bangladesh, approximately 25.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Canada, about 97.0% do as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 4.1 times more on education

Bangladesh spends 1.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

spend 4.3 times more on healthcare

Bangladesh spends 2.5% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 10.8% of GDP as of 2019.

Geography

see 348.4 times more coastline

Bangladesh has a total of 580 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 Revenue Agency, National Board of Revenue (NBR), Bangladesh.

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