Comparing Canadian and South African Provinces

Comparing Canadian and South African Provinces

In this post I wanted to share a Google Data Studio report about comparing Canadian and South African Provinces. It shows various measures such as population, GDP and area.

The data is all from Wikipedia.

How to use the Google Data Studio report

You can use the Optional Metrics button in the top right hand corner to adjust which metric is displayed.

Comparing Canadian and South African Provinces

You can also adjust which metric is displayed on the geo maps of Canada and South Africa.

Comparing Canadian and South African Provinces

Differences between Canadian and South African provinces

If we compare the various provinces in both Canada and South Africa we see some big differences fairly quickly.

The chart below shows GDP per capita. We can see that most Canadian provinces have a much higher GDP per capita rate than South African provinces. This may have a lot to do with the higher value of the Canadian dollar compared to the South African rand.

chart below shows GDP per capita. for Canada and South Africa

The chart below shows Homicides per 100,000 inhabitants. This is not surprising as South Africa has one of the highest murder rates in the world.

Homicides per 100,000 inhabitants for Canada and South Africa

The chart below shows the population density of the various provinces. We immediately see that Gauteng is incredibly densely populated compared with any of the other provinces.

population density of the various provinces in SA and Canada.

I hope you found this article about comparing Canadian and South African Provinces interesting and maybe useful!

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