Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Ecuador, you would:
live 5.7 years longer
In Ecuador, the average life expectancy is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 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 5.6 times more money
Ecuador has a GDP per capita of $11,500 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 32.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Ecuador, 4.6% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
pay a 57.1% lower top tax rate
Ecuador 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 82.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Ecuador, approximately 15.0 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 50.6% fewer children
In Ecuador, there are approximately 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 56.1% more likely to have internet access
In Ecuador, approximately 57.3% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 34.0% less on education
Ecuador spends 5.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 67.2% less coastline
Ecuador has a total of 2,237 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Servicio de Rentas Internas del Ecuador, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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