Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 4.6 years longer


In Brunei, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 2.1 times more likely to be obese


In Brunei, 14.1% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 38.2% less money


Brunei has a GDP per capita of $78,200, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

Life

be 69.6% less likely to die during childbirth


In Brunei, approximately 23.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 53.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Brunei, approximately 9.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 39.4% less children


In Brunei, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Brunei, 76% of the population has electricity access. In Canada, 100% of the population do.

be 26.1% more likely to have internet access


In Brunei, approximately 71.2% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

Expenditures

spend 20.5% more on education


Brunei spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 4.0 times more on healthcare


Brunei spends 2.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 1255.2 times more coastline


Brunei has a total of 161 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.

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 Brunei? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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