If you lived in Canada instead of Solomon Islands, you would:

Health

live 7.2 years longer

In Solomon Islands, the average life expectancy is 76 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 30.7% more likely to be obese

In Solomon Islands, 22.5% of adults are obese as of 2016. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people as of 2016.

Economy

make 22.0 times more money

Solomon Islands has a GDP per capita of $2,200 as of 2017, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

Life

be 90.4% less likely to die during childbirth

In Solomon Islands, approximately 104.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor as of 2017. In Canada, 10.0 women do as of 2017.

be 67.9% less likely to die during infancy

In Solomon Islands, approximately 13.4 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 56.8% fewer children

In Solomon Islands, there are approximately 23.6 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 2.1 times more likely to have access to electricity

In Solomon Islands, approximately 48% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Canada, 100% of the population do as of 2016.

be 7.6 times more likely to have internet access

In Solomon Islands, approximately 11.9% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Canada, about 91.0% do as of 2018.

be 35.9% more likely to have access to improved drinking water

In Solomon Islands, approximately 74% of people have improved drinking water access (95% in urban areas, and 67% in rural areas) as of 2017. In Canada, that number is 100% of people on average (100% in urban areas, and 99% in rural areas) as of 2017.

Expenditures

spend 46.5% less on education

Solomon Islands spends 9.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2010. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

Geography

see 38.0 times more coastline

Solomon Islands has a total of 5,313 km of coastline. In Canada, that number is 202,080 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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