Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Algeria, you would:
live 5.7 years longer
In Algeria, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 79 years for women) as of 2020. In Hong Kong, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.2 times more money
Algeria has a GDP per capita of $15,200 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 73.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Algeria, 11.7% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 13.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Algeria, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2006. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Algeria has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 84.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Algeria, approximately 17.6 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.7 children do as of 2020.
have 58.0% fewer children
In Algeria, there are approximately 20.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 50.1% more likely to have internet access
In Algeria, approximately 59.6% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
see 26.6% less coastline
Algeria has a total of 998 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong, Direction Générale des Impôts, Algeria.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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