Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Chad, you would:
live 24.6 years longer
In Chad, the average life expectancy is 59 years (57 years for men, 61 years for women) as of 2022. In Canada, that number is 84 years (82 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
be 4.8 times more likely to be obese
In Chad, 6.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.
make 30.6 times more money
Chad has a GDP per capita of $1,500 as of 2020, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $45,900 as of 2020.
be 77.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Chad, 42.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.
pay a 45.0% lower top tax rate
Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 92.9% less likely to die during childbirth
In Chad, approximately 140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.
be 93.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Chad, approximately 65.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
have 74.9% fewer children
In Chad, there are approximately 40.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 11.1 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2019. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 9.7 times more likely to have internet access
In Chad, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Canada, about 97.0% do as of 2020.
be 62.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Chad, approximately 61% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 52% in rural areas) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 99% of people on average (99% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2020.
spend 2.2 times more on education
Chad spends 2.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
spend 2.5 times more on healthcare
Chad spends 4.4% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 10.8% of GDP as of 2019.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, General Inspectorate of Finance.
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