Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

be 30.1% more likely to be obese


In Luxembourg, 22.6% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

spend 24.3% less on taxes


Luxembourg has a top tax rate of 43.6%. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0%.

make 54.6% less money


Luxembourg has a GDP per capita of $106,300, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

Life

be 30.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Luxembourg, approximately 10.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 32.4% more likely to die during infancy


In Luxembourg, approximately 3.4 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 10.4% fewer children


In Luxembourg, there are approximately 11.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 32.5% more on education


Luxembourg spends 4.0% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 57.6% more on healthcare


Luxembourg spends 6.6% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

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 Luxembourg? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: Administration des Contributions Directes, The World Factbook, Canada Revenue Agency.

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