Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 15.4 years longer


In Kiribati, the average life expectancy is 66 years (64 years for men, 69 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 36.1% less likely to be obese


In Kiribati, 46.0% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 24.1 times more money


Kiribati has a GDP per capita of $2,000, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 78.8% less likely to be unemployed


In Kiribati, 30.6% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

Life

be 92.2% less likely to die during childbirth


In Kiribati, approximately 90.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 86.0% less likely to die during infancy


In Kiribati, approximately 32.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 51.4% fewer children


In Kiribati, there are approximately 21.2 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 69.5% more likely to have access to electricity


In Kiribati, 59% of the population has electricity access. In Canada, 100% of the population do.

be 6.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Kiribati, approximately 13.7% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

be 49.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water


In Kiribati, approximately 67% of people have improved drinking water access (87% in urban areas, and 51% in rural areas). In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas).

Geography

see 176.8 times more coastline


Kiribati has a total of 1,143 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 Kiribati? 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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