Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Argentina, you would:
live 5.4 years longer
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 81 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 3.1 times more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $20,900 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 63.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 8.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 22.6% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 25.7% live below the poverty line as of 2017. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Argentina 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 70.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.0 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 47.5% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 16.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 20.4% more likely to have internet access
In Argentina, approximately 74.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 40.0% less on education
Argentina spends 5.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 85.3% less coastline
Argentina has a total of 4,989 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Administration of Public Revenue, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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