Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Czech Republic, you would:
live 3.9 years longer
In Czech Republic, the average life expectancy is 79 years (76 years for men, 82 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 81.7% more money
Czech Republic has a GDP per capita of $35,500 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
pay a 31.8% lower top tax rate
Czech Republic has a top tax rate of 22.0% as of 2017. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 2.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Czech Republic, 9.7% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 10.8% more likely to have internet access
In Czech Republic, approximately 80.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 41.1% less on education
Czech Republic spends 5.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. 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, Financial Administration of the Czech Republic, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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