Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 3.1 years longer


In Cyprus, 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).

be 34.9% more likely to be obese


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

Economy

make 30.5% more money


Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,000, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 44.9% less likely to be unemployed


In Cyprus, 11.8% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

Life

be 43.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Cyprus, approximately 7.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 18.3% more likely to have internet access


In Cyprus, approximately 75.9% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

Expenditures

spend 13.1% less on education


Cyprus spends 6.1% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 40.5% more on healthcare


Cyprus spends 7.4% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

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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