Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Chad, you would:
live 24.9 years longer
In Chad, the average life expectancy is 58 years (56 years for men, 60 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 28.0 times more money
Chad has a GDP per capita of $2,300 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 57.4% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Chad, 46.7% live below the poverty line as of 2011. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 75.0% lower top tax rate
Chad has a top tax rate of 60.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 96.1% less likely to die during infancy
In Chad, approximately 68.6 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 79.9% fewer children
In Chad, there are approximately 41.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 11.4 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Chad, approximately 9% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 13.8 times more likely to have internet access
In Chad, approximately 6.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
be 79.5% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Chad, approximately 56% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of people do as of 2017.
spend 13.8% more on education
Chad spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong, General Inspectorate of Finance.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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