Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Canada instead of Qatar, you would:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
How big is Canada compared to Qatar? See an in-depth size comparison.