Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Saint Pierre and Miquelon instead of Canada, you would:

Health

live 2.4 years less


In Canada, the average life expectancy is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 38.1% more likely to be unemployed


In Canada, 6.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 8.7% as of 2015.

Life

be 41.9% more likely to die during infancy


In Canada, approximately 4.3 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, on the other hand, 6.1 children do as of 2020.

have 34.3% fewer children


In Canada, there are approximately 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are 6.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.6% less likely to have internet access


In Canada, approximately 91.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, about 79.5% do as of 2016.

Geography

see 99.9% less coastline


Canada has a total of 202,080 km of coastline. In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, that number is 120 km.

Saint Pierre and Miquelon: At a glance

Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 242 sq km. First settled by the French in the early 17th century, the islands represent the sole remaining vestige of France's once vast North American possessions.

How big is Saint Pierre and Miquelon compared to Canada? 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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