Fellow Canadians: have you ever wondered what life would be like if you lived in the United States instead of Canada? Perhaps the first thing that comes to mind is the culture shock you'd experience from the differences in social traditions (and, you know, because of Trump and stuff).\nBut it would go much deeper than that. According to IfItWereMyHome.com, Canadians would have a lot more to lose if they moved to the United States. The website is a tool that allows users to compare two countries based on social, economic and political factors. It uses statistics from relevant studies to make general comparisons of both countries. Between Canada and the US, the website shows that Canada clearly offers the better life.\nIf the United States were your home instead of Canada, you would...\nBe 5.9 times more likely to be in prison.\n@samepictureofprisonmikeofficeembedded via\n698 in every 100,000 people are currently imprisoned in The United States compared to 118 in Canada.\nSource: International Centre for Prison Studies\nBe 2.7 times more likely to be murdered.\nVia Yue Liu / Dreamstime\n3.80 in every 100,000 people are murdered annually in The United States compared to 1.40 in Canada.\nSource: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime\nMake 22.51% more money.\nVia The Wolf of Wall Street / Facebook\nThe GDP per capita in The United States is $52,800 while in Canada it is $43,100.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nSpend 54.95% more money on health care.\n@glenronaldgalleryembedded via\nThank you Tommy Douglas. Per capita public and private health expenditures combined in The United States are $8,895.10 USD while Canada spends $5,740.70 USD.\nSource: World Health Organization\nExperience 40.19% more of a class divide.\n@mydappaboxembedded via\nThe GINI index measures the degree of inequality in the distribution of family income. In The United States, it is 45.00 while in Canada it is 32.10.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nHave 4.59% less free time.\n@rungardenbehippieembedded via\nEmployed persons in The United States work an average of 1788 hours each year while persons in Canada work an average of 1706 hours\nSource: Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development\nBe 2.82% more likely to be unemployed.\n@cherishridgwayembedded via\nThe United States has an unemployment rate of 7.30% while Canada has 7.10%\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nDie 2.11 years sooner.\nThe life expectancy at birth in The United States is 79.56 while in Canada it is 81.67.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nBe 31% more likely to die in infancy.\nThe number of deaths of infants under one-year-old in a given year per 1,000 live births in The United States is 6.17 while in Canada it is 4.71.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nUse 15.09% less electricity.\n@explorerhodyembedded via\nThe per capita consumption of electricity in Canada is 14,350kWh while in The United States it is 12,185kWh.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nBe two times more likely to have HIV/AIDS.\nThe percentage of adults living with HIV/AIDS in The United States is 0.60% while in Canada it is 0.30%. 17,000 people in The United States and 1,000 people in Canada die from AIDS each year.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nConsume 8.8% less oil.\n@konfucius18embedded via\nCanada consumes 2.7216 gallons of oil per day per capita while The United States consumes 2.4822.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nHave 30.42% more babies.\n@thedadembedded via\nThe annual number of births per 1,000 people in The United States is 13.42 while in Canada it is 10.29.\nSource: CIA World Factbook\nThese facts aren't necessarily the most all-encompassing representations, but collectively, they do provide a decent overview of how life would be like in each country. With that said, the aforementioned statistics should make Canadians even more proud to live in Canada!