Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), you would:

Health

live 5.3 years longer


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 80 years for women) as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

be 3.1 times more likely to be unemployed


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), 1.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2016. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.

Life

have 22.9% fewer children


In Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), there are approximately 10.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2012. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

Geography

see 43.1% less coastline


Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) has a total of 1,288 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.

Hong Kong: At a glance

Hong Kong (sometimes abbreviated HK) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 1,073 sq km. Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China on 1 July 1997. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system would not be imposed on Hong Kong and that Hong Kong would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the subsequent 50 years.

How big is Hong Kong compared to Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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