Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Estonia, you would:
live 5.9 years longer
In Estonia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (73 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Canada, that number is 84 years (82 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
be 38.7% more likely to be obese
In Estonia, 21.2% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.
make 28.9% more money
Estonia has a GDP per capita of $35,600 as of 2020, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $45,900 as of 2020.
be 56.7% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Estonia, 21.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.
be 14.8% more likely to be unemployed
In Estonia, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 5.7% as of 2019.
pay a 65.0% higher top tax rate
Estonia has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
have 16.2% more children
In Estonia, there are approximately 8.8 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 28.1% more likely to die during infancy
In Estonia, approximately 3.4 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.4 children do as of 2022.
spend 61.2% more on healthcare
Estonia spends 6.7% of its total GDP on healthcare as of 2019. In Canada, that number is 10.8% of GDP as of 2019.
see 53.3 times more coastline
Estonia has a total of 3,794 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Estonian Tax and Customs Board, The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency.
Canada: At a glance
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