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Canada

 

Switzerland

 Canada
All information: Canada
 
 Switzerland
All information: Switzerland
 
Area:9,984,670 km² 41,290 km²
Population:37,589,000 8,575,000
Official language:English German

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Government

Government form:Federal parliamentary republic (under constitutional monarchy) Federal republic
Independent since:1867 n.Chr. 1499 n.Chr.
Capital:Ottawa Bern


Population

Inhabitants per km²:3.8 207.7
Life expectancy males:79.9 years 81.9 years
Life expectancy females:84.1 years 85.7 years
Average age:40.1 years 42.0 years
Birthrate:10.10 ‰ 10.00 ‰
Deathrate:7.70 ‰ 7.80 ‰
Migrationrate:5.60 ‰ 4.60 ‰


Quality of life

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Political stability:88 94
Civil rights:95 99
Health:79 93
Climate:30 27
Cost of Living:23 1
Popularity:59 53


Economy

Currency:Canadian Dollar (1 CAD = 100 Cents) Swiss Franc (1 CHF =100 Rappen)
Unemployment rate:5.4 % 4.9 %
Inflation rate:1.95 % 0.36 %
Cost of Living:110.20 % 159.00 %
Commercial taxes and contributions:24.50 % 28.80 %
Average income:41,420 € 76,373 €
Corruption index:77 (good) 85 (good)
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Gross domestic product:1,551,072 Mio €41.26 M € 628,033 M €73.24 M €
Gross national product:1,556,794 Mio €41.42 M € 654,869 M €76.37 M €
Exported goods:490,803 M €13.06 M € 409,934 M €47.81 M €
Imported goods:516,971 M €13.75 M € 335,234 M €39.10 M €

Infrastructure

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Roadways:1,042,300 km27.73 km 71,557 km8.35 km
Railways:77,932 km2.07 km 5,690 km0.66 km
Waterways:636 km0.02 km 1,292 km0.15 km
Harbours:6690.018 320.004
Airports:1,4670.039 630.007


Energy balance

 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Energy consumption:522.20 bn kWh13.89 m kWh 58.46 bn kWh6.82 m kWh
Energy production:649.60 bn kWh17.28 m kWh 59.01 bn kWh6.88 m kWh
Energy export:73.35 bn kWh1.95 m kWh 30.17 bn kWh3.52 m kWh
Energy imports:2.68 bn kWh71,350.16 kWh 34.10 bn kWh3.98 m kWh
CO2 emissions:544.89 m t14,496.01 t 34.48 m t4,020.74 t


Telecommunication

International dialing:+1 +41
Internet domain:.ca .ch
 
 totalper 1000 people totalper 1000 people
Landlines:13,267,000353 3,100,000362
Mobile phones:34,615,000921 10,927,3001,274
Internet server:8,743,000233 5,301,000618
Internet users:34,845,762927 7,987,120931



Healthcare system

Hospital beds/1000 inh.:2.70 4.70
Physicians per 1000 inh.:2.61 4.24
Diabetes sufferers:7.6 % 5.7 %
Tuberculosis sufferers:0.1 % 0.1 %
Tuberculosis cure rate:80.0 % 82.0 %
Smokers:17.5 % 25.1 %

Climate

Detailed info for: Canada and Switzerland

Daytime temperatures:7.4 °C 13.9 °C
Nighttime temperatures:-2.4 °C 5.4 °C
Relative humidity:72 % 76 %
Absolute humidity:5 g/m³ 8 g/m³
Rain days per year:98.4 121.2
Sunshine hours per day:5.4 5.1


Native languages

German:1.3 % 62.5 %
English:58.7 % n/a
French:22.0 % 21.3 %
Italian:1.3 % 8.3 %
Punjabi:1.4 % n/a
Croatian:n/a 1.4 %
Albanian:n/a 1.3 %
Spanish:1.3 % 1.1 %
Tagalog:1.2 % n/a
Chinese:1.2 % n/a
Portuguese:0.7 % 1.2 %
Arabic:1.1 % n/a
Polish:0.7 % n/a
Ukrainian:0.6 % n/a
Romansh:n/a 0.5 %
Dutch:0.5 % n/a
Russian:0.4 % n/a
Eskimo:0.1 % n/a
other:7.5 % 2.4 %


Religions

Christianity:67.2 % 70.8 %
nondenominational:23.9 % 21.4 %
Islam:3.2 % 4.9 %
Hinduism:1.5 % n/a
Sikhism:1.4 % n/a
Buddhism:1.1 % n/a
Jewry:1.1 % 0.2 %
other:0.6 % 2.7 %