Figures from The Economist


Population of Tokyo: 35.3MM
Population of Canada: 31.7MM

Area of Tokyo: 2,187 Km²
Area of Canada: 9,984,670 Km²

Germany has 6 cities in the top 40 “Highest Quality of Life” (Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich, Berlin, Nurnberg, Hamburg) with a total population of 8.9MM (0.5MM, 1.5MM, 1.3MM, 3.4MM, 0.5MM, 1.7MM) or 10.8% of the population.
Canada has 5 cities in the top 40 (Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary) with a population 13.2MM (2.2MM, 5.3MM, 1.1MM, 3.6MM, 1.0MM) or 42.5% of the population. Canada has 27 metropolitan areas of 100,000 or more [1].

Health spending as a percent of GPD:

  • US:15.2%
  • Canada: 9.9%

Obesity as a percent of men:

  • Lebanon (Highest): 36.3%
  • US: 27.7
  • Canada: 16%

Cost of living:

  • Norway: 140
  • US: 100
  • Canada: 92


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