If you lived in Canada instead of Western Sahara, you would:

Health

live 18.9 years longer

In Western Sahara, the average life expectancy is 64 years (62 years for men, 67 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 19.4 times more money

Western Sahara has a GDP per capita of $2,500 as of 2007, while in Canada, the GDP per capita is $48,400 as of 2017.

Life

be 91.0% less likely to die during infancy

In Western Sahara, approximately 47.9 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 63.6% fewer children

In Western Sahara, there are approximately 28.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Canada, there are 10.2 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 182.1 times more coastline

Western Sahara has a total of 1,110 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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