Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Canada instead of Chile, you would:

Health

live 3.0 years longer


In Chile, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 97.1% more money


Chile has a GDP per capita of $24,500, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 34.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Chile, 14.4% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

spend 17.5% less on taxes


Chile has a top tax rate of 40.0%. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0%.

Life

be 68.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Chile, approximately 22.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 31.8% less likely to die during infancy


In Chile, approximately 6.6 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 24.3% fewer children


In Chile, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 36.1% more likely to have internet access


In Chile, approximately 66.0% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

Expenditures

spend 33.3% more on healthcare


Chile spends 7.8% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 31.4 times more coastline


Chile has a total of 6,435 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.

Canada: At a glance

Canada is a sovereign country in North America, with a total land area of approximately 9,093,507 sq km. A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British crown. Economically and technologically, the nation has developed in parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across the world's longest unfortified border. Canada faces the political challenges of meeting public demands for quality improvements in health care, education, social services, and economic competitiveness, as well as responding to the particular concerns of predominantly francophone Quebec. Canada also aims to develop its diverse energy resources while maintaining its commitment to the environment.

How big is Canada compared to Chile? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, Chilean Tax Administration.

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