In some ways, Canada is a small country

When it comes to land mass, Canada is slightly larger than the US — 3.9 million square miles in Canada vs 3.8 million for the US.

But when it comes to people and economic activity, the is US much larger. Consider this:

  • The US population is about 10 times that of Canada’s.
  • The GDP of the US is more than 10 times that of Canada’s
  • California’s population is greater than the population of all of Canada.
  • California’s economy is larger than Canada’s.

I Love Charts puts Canada’s population in relation to the US in perspective. You can put 10 Canada’s into one US. Nice!

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