Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 10.9 years longer


In Nepal, the average life expectancy is 71 years (70 years for men, 72 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 7.2 times more likely to be obese


In Nepal, 4.1% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 17.9 times more money


Nepal has a GDP per capita of $2,700, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 62.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Nepal, 25.2% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

be 2.2 times more likely to be unemployed


In Nepal, 3.0% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

Life

be 97.3% less likely to die during childbirth


In Nepal, approximately 258.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 83.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Nepal, approximately 27.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 47.2% less children


In Nepal, there are approximately 19.5 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 31.6% more likely to have access to electricity


In Nepal, 76% of the population has electricity access. In Canada, 100% of the population do.

be 4.6 times more likely to have internet access


In Nepal, approximately 19.7% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

Expenditures

spend 43.2% more on education


Nepal spends 3.7% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 79.3% more on healthcare


Nepal spends 5.8% 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 Nepal? 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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