Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Cayman Islands, you would:
live 1.6 years longer
In Cayman Islands, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 84 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 47.3% more money
Cayman Islands has a GDP per capita of $43,800 as of 2004, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 22.5% less likely to be unemployed
In Cayman Islands, 4.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2008. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 50.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Cayman Islands, approximately 5.5 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 29.4% fewer children
In Cayman Islands, there are approximately 11.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 13.2% more likely to have internet access
In Cayman Islands, approximately 79.0% of the population has internet access as of 2016. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
see 4.6 times more coastline
Cayman Islands has a total of 160 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
How big is Hong Kong compared to Cayman Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.