Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 17.0 years longer


In Cambodia, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 68 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 7.5 times more likely to be obese


In Cambodia, 3.9% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 12.1 times more money


Cambodia has a GDP per capita of $4,000, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 43.0% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Cambodia, 16.5% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

be 21.7 times more likely to be unemployed


In Cambodia, 0.3% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

spend 65.0% more on taxes


Cambodia has a top tax rate of 20.0%. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0%.

Life

be 95.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Cambodia, approximately 161.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 90.5% less likely to die during infancy


In Cambodia, approximately 47.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 55.2% fewer children


In Cambodia, there are approximately 23.0 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 2.9 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Cambodia, 34% of the population has electricity access. In Canada, 100% of the population do.

be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access


In Cambodia, approximately 25.6% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

be 32.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Cambodia, approximately 76% of people have improved drinking water access (100% in urban areas, and 69% in rural areas). In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 2.8 times more on education


Cambodia spends 1.9% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 82.5% more on healthcare


Cambodia spends 5.7% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 456.2 times more coastline


Cambodia has a total of 443 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 Cambodia? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, General Department of Taxation.

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