Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Australia, you would:
make 28.0% more money
Australia has a GDP per capita of $50,400 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 44.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Australia, 5.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
pay a 66.7% lower top tax rate
Australia has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 12.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Australia, approximately 3.1 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 32.3% fewer children
In Australia, there are approximately 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
spend 37.7% less on education
Australia spends 5.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 97.2% less coastline
Australia has a total of 25,760 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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