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

Health

live 3.1 years longer

In Turks and Caicos Islands, the average life expectancy is 80 years (78 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2020. In Canada, that number is 83 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 66.3% more money

Turks and Caicos Islands has a GDP per capita of $29,100 as of 2007, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

be 37.0% less likely to be unemployed

In Turks and Caicos Islands, 10.0% of adults are unemployed as of 1997. In Canada, that number is 6.3% as of 2017.

Life

be 53.8% less likely to die during infancy

In Turks and Caicos Islands, approximately 9.3 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 27.7% fewer children

In Turks and Caicos Islands, there are approximately 14.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Expenditures

spend 89.3% more on education

Turks and Caicos Islands spends 2.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Canada spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2011.

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.


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

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.
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