Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Argentina, you would:
live 5.3 years longer
In Argentina, the average life expectancy is 78 years (75 years for men, 82 years for women) as of 2022. In Hong Kong, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 2.9 times more money
Argentina has a GDP per capita of $19,700 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 70.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Argentina, 9.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 43.9% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Argentina, 35.5% live below the poverty line as of 2019. 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 72.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Argentina, approximately 9.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 48.4% fewer children
In Argentina, there are approximately 15.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
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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