Quality of Life Comparison


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


live 4.8 years longer

In Morocco, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 80 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 12.6% more likely to be obese

In Morocco, 26.1% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.


make 5.6 times more money

Morocco has a GDP per capita of $8,600, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 35.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Morocco, 10.0% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

be 37.3% less likely to be live below the poverty line

In Morocco, 15.0% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

spend 13.2% less on taxes

Morocco has a top tax rate of 38.0%. In Canada, the top tax rate is 33.0%.


be 94.2% less likely to die during childbirth

In Morocco, approximately 121.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 79.5% less likely to die during infancy

In Morocco, approximately 21.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 41.8% fewer children

In Morocco, there are approximately 17.7 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 54.0% more likely to have internet access

In Morocco, approximately 58.3% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

be 16.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Morocco, approximately 85% of people have improved drinking water access (99% in urban areas, and 65% in rural areas). In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas).


spend 76.3% more on healthcare

Morocco spends 5.9% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.


see 110.1 times more coastline

Morocco has a total of 1,835 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 Morocco? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Direction Générale des Impôts, Morocco, Canada Revenue Agency.


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