Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Lebanon, you would:
live 5.1 years longer
In Lebanon, the average life expectancy is 78 years (77 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 2.5 times more money
Lebanon has a GDP per capita of $19,600 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.
be 35.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Lebanon, 9.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2007. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.
be 67.1% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Lebanon, 28.6% live below the poverty line as of 2004. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.
pay a 65.0% higher top tax rate
Lebanon has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0% as of 2016.
be 65.5% less likely to die during childbirth
In Lebanon, approximately 29.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.
be 36.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Lebanon, approximately 6.8 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 25.0% fewer children
In Lebanon, there are approximately 13.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 16.4% more likely to have internet access
In Lebanon, approximately 78.2% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.
spend 2.1 times more on education
Lebanon spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.
see 898.1 times more coastline
Lebanon has a total of 225 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 Revenue Agency, Ministry of Finance, Lebanon.
Canada: At a glance
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