Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Bahamas, you would:
live 7.5 years longer
In Bahamas, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 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 82.5% more money
Bahamas has a GDP per capita of $30,800 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 71.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Bahamas, 10.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Bahamas, 9.3% live below the poverty line as of 2010. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 80.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Bahamas, approximately 12.8 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 45.1% fewer children
In Bahamas, there are approximately 14.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 76.0% more on education
Bahamas spends 2.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 79.3% less coastline
Bahamas has a total of 3,542 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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