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CNN (2024-02-23)

Canadian competitors set for final Olympic surfing qualifier in Puerto Rico

The Star (2024-02-23)

Government threat report warns about attacks in Canada inspired by Hamas-Israel conflict

Global News (2024-02-23)

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The Star (2024-02-23)

Canadian airline Lynx Air is grounded: 'It is with a heavy heart we leave the skies'

Independent (2024-02-23)

Canada opens CONCACAF W Gold Cup play with lopsided 6-0 win over El Salvador

The Star (2024-02-23)

What's behind rising food costs in Canada's North? Questions emerge over how retailer sets prices

CBC (2024-02-23)

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Business

Central government debt 62.09 % of GDP
Expense 18.70 % of GDP
GDP 2,137,940,000,000.00 current US$
Inflation 6.80 annual %
Self-employed 14.34 % of total employment
Tax revenue 12.97 % of GDP
Unemployment 5.21 % of total labor force
Vulnerable employment 10.34 % of total employment


Environment

Agricultural land 569,910.00 km²
Alternative and nuclear energy 19.77 % of total energy use
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (CO2) 516,874.00 kt
Electricity production from coal sources 9.84 % of total
Electricity production from natural gas sources 10.02 % of total
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources 56.74 % of total
Electricity production from nuclear sources 15.55 % of total
Electricity production from oil sources 1.21 % of total
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroelectric 6.27 % of total
Net energy imports -72.53 % of energy use
Fertility rate 1.43 births per woman
Forest area 3,468,910 km²
Fossil fuel energy consumption 74.09 % of total
Other greenhouse gas emissions, HFC, PFC and SF6 -112,199.00 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Median age 36.40 years
Methane emissions 100,143.00 kt of CO2 equivalent
Nitrous oxide emissions 47,080.30 thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent
Female Population 19,583,244
Male Population 19,346,659
Renewable energy consumption 23.85 % of total final energy consumption
Rural land area 9,197,140.00 km²
Rural population 7,103,929
Urban land area 13,983.10 km²
Urban population 31,825,973
Urban population living in areas where elevation is below 5 meters 0.89 % of total population


Health

Birth rate 9.60 per 1,000 people
Death rate 7.80 per 1,000 people
Health expenditure per capita 6,086.08 current US$
Health expenditure 11.68 % of GDP
Hospital beds 2.52 per 1,000 people
Life expectancy at birth 83 years
Suicide mortality rate 11.80 per 100,000 population


Other

Access to electricity 100.00 % of population
Individuals using the Internet 92.83 % of population
Net migration 195,181
Press freedom 4.98


Politics

Armed forces personnel 72,000
Democracy score 9.15
Democracy type Full democracy
Military expenditure 1.24 % of GDP
Proportion of seats held by women in national parliaments 30.47 %


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Coordinates: [60°0′N, -95°0′S]
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Source

SIPRI, World Bank

Updated: 23 days ago

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