Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 4.1 years longer


In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 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 34.9% more likely to be obese


In Cyprus, 21.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 30.1% more money


Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,200 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 43.2% less likely to be unemployed


In Cyprus, 11.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 41.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Cyprus, approximately 7.4 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.

be 66.7% more likely to die during childbirth


In Cyprus, approximately 6.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 17.2% less on education


Cyprus spends 6.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

Geography

see 311.9 times more coastline


Cyprus has a total of 648 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 Cyprus? 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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