Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Canada instead of Cote d'Ivoire, you would:

Health

live 22.1 years longer


In Cote d'Ivoire, the average life expectancy is 61 years (59 years for men, 64 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 2.9 times more likely to be obese


In Cote d'Ivoire, 10.3% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 12.4 times more money


Cote d'Ivoire has a GDP per capita of $3,900 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 33.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Cote d'Ivoire, 9.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2013. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

be 79.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Cote d'Ivoire, 46.3% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.

Life

be 98.4% less likely to die during childbirth


In Cote d'Ivoire, approximately 617.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

be 92.7% less likely to die during infancy


In Cote d'Ivoire, approximately 59.1 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 64.9% fewer children


In Cote d'Ivoire, there are approximately 29.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 55.5% more likely to have access to electricity


In Cote d'Ivoire, approximately 64% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 94.4% more likely to have internet access


In Cote d'Ivoire, approximately 46.8% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

be 26.3% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Cote d'Ivoire, approximately 79% of people have improved drinking water access (90% in urban areas, and 68% 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.

Geography

see 392.4 times more coastline


Cote d'Ivoire has a total of 515 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 Cote d'Ivoire? 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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