Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Canada instead of Congo, Democratic Republic Of, you would:

Health

live 24.2 years longer


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 59 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 4.4 times more likely to be obese


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 6.7% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 60.4 times more money


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a GDP per capita of $800, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 85.1% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 63.0% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

Life

be 99.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 693.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 93.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 68.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 69.3% less children


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, there are approximately 33.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 11.1 times more likely to have access to electricity


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, 9% of the population has electricity access. In Canada, 100% of the population do.

be 23.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 3.8% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

be 90.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Congo, Democratic Republic Of, approximately 52% of people have improved drinking water access (81% in urban areas, and 31% in rural areas). In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas).

Expenditures

spend 2.3 times more on education


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 2.3% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 2.4 times more on healthcare


Congo, Democratic Republic Of spends 4.3% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 5461.6 times more coastline


Congo, Democratic Republic Of has a total of 37 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 Congo, Democratic Republic Of? 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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