Canadian Provinces and Regions as Nation-States: Comparative Statistics

RegionGDP (million CAD$, 2014)Average income
(CAD$, 2014)
Population (2014)Place in the World
(Population, 2014)
National Equivalent
(Population)
Place in the World
(GDP, IMF, 2014)
National Equivalent
(GDP)

Western Canada vs
Eastern Canada

Western Canada769 62244 21611 278 90078Belgium19Saudi Arabia
Eastern Canada1 202 68437 98224 264 90052Australia16Mexico

Québec vs
Rest of Canada

Québec370 06436 4918 214 90099Switzerland33South Africa
Rest of Canada1 602 97942 02027 328 90046Ghana12Australia

Five nation states

Newfoundland / Labrador33 51435 345529 100168Suriname96Bolivia
NB / NS / PEI77 13634 6351 843 200148Kosovo66Belarus
Québec370 06436 4918 214 90099Switzerland33South Africa
Western / Northern Canada769 62244 21611 278 90078Belgium19Saudi Arabia
Ontario721 97042 64313 677 70072Senegal20Switzerland

Six nation states
(Alternative A)

Yukon - NWT - Nunavut9 82148 739117 100181Kiribati137Malta
Atlantic provinces110 65034 8122 372 300142Qatar61Morocco
British Columbia237 18840 1964 638 400121New Zealand45Greece
Prairies522 61343 7126 523 400106Laos27Taiwan
Québec370 06436 4918 214 90099Switzerland33South Africa
Ontario721 97042 64313 677 70072Senegal20Switzerland

Six nation states
(Alternative B)

Yukon - NWT - Nunavut9 82148 739117 100181Kiribati137Malta
Newfoundland / Labrador33 51435 345529 100168Suriname96Bolivia
NB / NS / PEI77 13634 6351 843 200148Kosovo66Belarus
Québec370 06436 4918 214 90099Switzerland33South Africa
Western Canada759 80141 95411 161 80080Tunisia19Saudi Arabia
Ontario721 97042 64313 677 70072Senegal20Switzerland

Eleven nation states

Yukon - NWT - Nunavut9 82148 739117 100181Kiribati137Malta
Prince Edward Island6 00333 632146 200180Nagorno-Karabakh Republic148Malawi
Newfoundland / Labrador33 51435 345529 100168Suriname96Bolivia
New Brunswick32 05634 164754 600163Guyana97Latvia
Nova Scotia39 07736 108942 400158Djibouti91Ghana
Saskatchewan82 78040 9331 122 300157Swaziland64Oman
Manitoba64 07736 7951 280 200154Mauritius71Dominican Republic
Alberta375 75653 4084 120 900129Lebanon33Colombia
British Columbia237 18840 1964 638 400121New Zealand45Greece
Québec370 06436 4918 214 90099Switzerland33South Africa
Ontario721 97042 64313 677 70072Senegal20Switzerland

Canada as Six Nation-States (Alternative A)
Canada as Six Nation-States (Alternative A)

 

 

Canada as Six Nation-States (Alternative B)
Canada as Six Nation-States (Alternative B)

 

 

Western Canada vs Eastern Canada
Western Canada and Eastern Canada as Two Nation-States

 

 

Sovereign Québec vs Rest of Canada
Québec and Rest of Canada as Two Nation-States

 

 

CanadaMap_5Nations
Canada as Five Nation-States

 

 

Canada as Eleven Nation-States
Canada as Eleven Nation-States

 

 


 

Sources:

Wikipedia, List of Canadian provinces and territories by gross domestic product, December 10, 2015.

Wikipedia, List of countries and dependencies by population, December 10, 2015.

Wikipedia, List of countries by GDP (nominal), December 10, 2015.

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