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

Health

live 4.0 years longer

In Qatar, the average life expectancy is 79 years (77 years for men, 82 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 16.2% less likely to be obese

In Qatar, 35.1% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

be 29.2% less likely to be unemployed

In Qatar, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

make 61.0% less money

Qatar has a GDP per capita of $124,100 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

Life

be 24.6% less likely to die during infancy

In Qatar, approximately 5.7 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.

Expenditures

spend 82.8% more on education

Qatar spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

Geography

see 358.9 times more coastline

Qatar has a total of 563 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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