Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Austria, you would:
live 1.3 years longer
In Austria, the average life expectancy is 82 years (80 years for men, 85 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.
be 60.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Austria, 7.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 72.7% lower top tax rate
Austria has a top tax rate of 55.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 49.6% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Austria, 13.3% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 21.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Austria, approximately 3.2 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 14.9% fewer children
In Austria, there are approximately 9.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 15.4% less on education
Austria spends 5.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong, Federal Ministry of Finance.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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