Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Cyprus, you would:
live 3.9 years longer
In Cyprus, the average life expectancy is 80 years (77 years for men, 83 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 49.1% more money
Cyprus has a GDP per capita of $37,700 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 58.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Cyprus, 7.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Cyprus has a top tax rate of 35.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 35.4% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Cyprus, 14.7% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 69.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Cyprus, approximately 8.4 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 23.9% fewer children
In Cyprus, there are approximately 10.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 24.1% less on education
Cyprus spends 5.8% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 13.1% more coastline
Cyprus has a total of 648 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: Inland Revenue Department of the Republic of Cyprus, The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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