Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Canada instead of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, you would:


live 1.3 years longer

In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).


be 25.3% less likely to be unemployed

In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, 8.7% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.


be 30.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 6.5 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 45.1% more children

In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Basic Needs

be 13.0% more likely to have internet access

In Saint Pierre and Miquelon, approximately 79.5% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.


see 1684.0 times more coastline

Saint Pierre and Miquelon has a total of 120 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 Pierre and Miquelon? 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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