Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Chad, you would:
live 25.1 years longer
In Chad, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 60 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
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 21.0 times more money
Chad has a GDP per capita of $2,300 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.
be 79.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Chad, 46.7% live below the poverty line as of 2011. 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 99.1% less likely to die during childbirth
In Chad, approximately 1140.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.
be 93.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Chad, approximately 68.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.3 children do as of 2020.
have 75.5% fewer children
In Chad, there are approximately 41.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.4 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 14.0 times more likely to have internet access
In Chad, approximately 6.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.
be 79.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Chad, approximately 56% of people have improved drinking water access (87% in urban areas, and 47% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2017.
spend 82.8% more on education
Chad spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, General Inspectorate of Finance.
Canada: At a glance
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