If you lived in Canada instead of Micronesia, Federated States of, you would:

Health

live 9.5 years longer

In Micronesia, Federated States of, the average life expectancy is 74 years (72 years for men, 76 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 35.8% less likely to be obese

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 45.8% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 14.2 times more money

Micronesia, Federated States of has a GDP per capita of $3,400 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 61.1% less likely to be unemployed

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 16.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2010. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

be 64.8% less likely to live below the poverty line

In Micronesia, Federated States of, 26.7% live below the poverty line as of 2000. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4% as of 2008.

Life

be 88.6% less likely to die during childbirth

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 88.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

be 75.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 17.8 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 46.0% fewer children

In Micronesia, Federated States of, there are approximately 18.9 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 32.6% more likely to have access to electricity

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 75% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 2.6 times more likely to have internet access

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 35.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

be 27.2% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Micronesia, Federated States of, approximately 79% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Canada, 100% of people do as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 57.6% less on education

Micronesia, Federated States of spends 12.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

Geography

see 33.1 times more coastline

Micronesia, Federated States of has a total of 6,112 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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