Quality of Life Comparison

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If you lived in Canada instead of Turks and Caicos Islands, you would:

Health

live 1.9 years longer


In Turks and Caicos Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 years for women). In Canada, that number is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 years for women).

Economy

make 66.0% more money


Turks and Caicos Islands has a GDP per capita of $29,100, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,300.

be 35.0% less likely to be unemployed


In Turks and Caicos Islands, 10.0% of adults are unemployed. In Canada, that number is 6.5%.

Life

be 55.4% less likely to die during infancy


In Turks and Caicos Islands, approximately 10.1 children die before they reach the age of one. In Canada, on the other hand, 4.5 children do.

have 32.7% fewer children


In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are approximately 15.3 babies per 1,000 people. In Canada, there are 10.3 babies per 1,000 people.

Expenditures

spend 60.6% more on education


Turks and Caicos Islands spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education.

Geography

see 519.5 times more coastline


Turks and Caicos Islands has a total of 389 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 Turks and Caicos Islands? 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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