Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Kazakhstan, you would:
live 11.4 years longer
In Kazakhstan, the average life expectancy is 72 years (67 years for men, 77 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 40.0% more likely to be obese
In Kazakhstan, 21.0% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.
make 84.0% more money
Kazakhstan has a GDP per capita of $26,300 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.
be 26.0% more likely to be unemployed
In Kazakhstan, 5.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.
be 3.6 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Kazakhstan, 2.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.
pay a 3.3 times higher top tax rate
Kazakhstan has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 76.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Kazakhstan, approximately 17.9 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 37.8% fewer children
In Kazakhstan, there are approximately 16.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 15.3% more likely to have internet access
In Kazakhstan, approximately 78.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.
spend 89.3% more on education
Kazakhstan spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency, Tax Committee of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Canada: At a glance
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