Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Canada, you would:
be 11.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Canada, 6.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
pay a 36.4% higher top tax rate
Canada has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
be 40.0% less likely to die during childbirth
In Canada, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Australia, 6.0 women do as of 2017.
be 27.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Canada, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
have 21.6% more children
In Canada, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Australia, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
see 87.3% less coastline
Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Canada Revenue Agency.
Australia: At a glance
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