Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Canada instead of Saint Kitts and Nevis, you would:

Health

live 6.8 years longer


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, the average life expectancy is 77 years (74 years for men, 79 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 28.4% more likely to be obese


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, 22.9% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 71.6% more money


Saint Kitts and Nevis has a GDP per capita of $28,200 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 40.0% more likely to be unemployed


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, 4.5% of adults are unemployed as of 1997. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 44.9% less likely to die during infancy


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, approximately 7.8 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.

have 19.0% fewer children


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, there are approximately 12.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 12.7% more likely to have internet access


In Saint Kitts and Nevis, approximately 80.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 2.0 times more on education


Saint Kitts and Nevis spends 2.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

Geography

see 1496.9 times more coastline


Saint Kitts and Nevis has a total of 135 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 Saint Kitts and Nevis? 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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