Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

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

Health

live 7.0 years longer


In Thailand, the average life expectancy is 75 years (72 years for men, 78 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

be 2.9 times more likely to be obese


In Thailand, 10.0% of adults are obese. In Canada, that number is 29.4% of people.

Economy

make 2.7 times more money


Thailand has a GDP per capita of $17,900, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 9.3 times more likely to be unemployed


In Thailand, 0.7% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

be 30.6% more likely to be live below the poverty line


In Thailand, 7.2% live below the poverty line. In Canada, however, that number is 9.4%.

Life

be 65.0% less likely to die during childbirth


In Thailand, approximately 20.0 women per 100,000 births die during labor. In Canada, 7.0 women do.

be 51.1% less likely to die during infancy


In Thailand, approximately 9.2 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

Basic Needs

be 89.1% more likely to have internet access


In Thailand, approximately 47.5% of the population has internet access. In Canada, about 89.8% do.

Expenditures

spend 29.3% more on education


Thailand spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

spend 60.0% more on healthcare


Thailand spends 6.5% of its total GDP on healthcare. In Canada, that number is 10.4% of GDP.

Geography

see 62.8 times more coastline


Thailand has a total of 3,219 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 Thailand? 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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