Quality of Life Comparison

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

Health

live 4.5 years longer


In Paraguay, the average life expectancy is 77 years (75 years for men, 80 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 44.8% more likely to be obese


In Paraguay, 20.3% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 4.9 times more money


Paraguay has a GDP per capita of $9,800, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 57.7% less likely to be live below the poverty line


In Paraguay, 22.2% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

Life

be 94.7% less likely to die during childbirth


In Paraguay, approximately 132.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 75.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Paraguay, approximately 18.7 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 38.0% less children


In Paraguay, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 75.0% more likely to have internet access


In Paraguay, approximately 51.3% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

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 Paraguay? 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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