Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Egypt instead of Canada, you would:
live 9.7 years less
In Canada, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Egypt, that number is 74 years (72 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
pay a 31.8% lower top tax rate
Canada has a top tax rate of 33.0% as of 2016. In Egypt, the top tax rate is 22.5% as of 2016.
make 73.8% less money
Canada has a GDP per capita of $48,400 as of 2017, while in Egypt, the GDP per capita is $12,700 as of 2017.
be 93.7% more likely to be unemployed
In Canada, 6.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Egypt, that number is 12.2% as of 2017.
be 3.0 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Canada, 9.4% live below the poverty line as of 2008. In Egypt, however, that number is 27.8% as of 2016.
have 2.7 times more children
In Canada, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Egypt, there are 27.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 3.7 times more likely to die during childbirth
In Canada, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Egypt, 37.0 women do as of 2017.
be 4.0 times more likely to die during infancy
In Canada, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Egypt, on the other hand, 17.1 children do as of 2020.
be 48.4% less likely to have internet access
In Canada, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Egypt, about 46.9% do as of 2018.
see 98.8% less coastline
Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. In Egypt, that number is 2,450 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, Egyptian Tax Authority.
Egypt: At a glance
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