Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Djibouti, you would:
live 18.5 years longer
In Djibouti, the average life expectancy is 65 years (62 years for men, 67 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 17.9 times more money
Djibouti has a GDP per capita of $3,600 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 92.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Djibouti, 40.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 13.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Djibouti, 23.0% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 93.5% less likely to die during infancy
In Djibouti, approximately 41.6 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 63.0% fewer children
In Djibouti, there are approximately 22.7 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 93.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In Djibouti, approximately 52% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 60.6% more likely to have internet access
In Djibouti, approximately 55.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
be 10.7% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Djibouti, approximately 90% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of people do as of 2017.
spend 26.7% less on education
Djibouti spends 4.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2010. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 2.3 times more coastline
Djibouti has a total of 314 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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