Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Barbados, you would:
live 7.4 years longer
In Barbados, the average life expectancy is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
be 27.3% more likely to be obese
In Barbados, 23.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.
make 2.6 times more money
Barbados has a GDP per capita of $18,600 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.
be 37.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Barbados, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.
be 63.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Barbados, approximately 27.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.
be 55.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Barbados, approximately 9.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.3 children do as of 2020.
be 11.3% more likely to have internet access
In Barbados, approximately 81.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.
spend 12.8% more on education
Barbados spends 4.7% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
see 2083.3 times more coastline
Barbados has a total of 97 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
How big is Canada compared to Barbados? See an in-depth size comparison.