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

Health

live 1.2 years longer

In Jersey, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 14.5% less money

Jersey has a GDP per capita of $56,600 as of 2016, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 57.5% more likely to be unemployed

In Jersey, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2015. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 19.4% more likely to die during infancy

In Jersey, approximately 3.6 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 19.7% fewer children

In Jersey, there are approximately 12.7 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 52.7% more likely to have internet access

In Jersey, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

Geography

see 2886.9 times more coastline

Jersey has a total of 70 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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.
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