Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of French Polynesia, you would:
live 5.2 years longer
In French Polynesia, the average life expectancy is 78 years (76 years for men, 81 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 3.3 times more money
French Polynesia has a GDP per capita of $17,000 as of 2015, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 86.6% less likely to be unemployed
In French Polynesia, 21.8% of adults are unemployed as of 2012. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 42.0% less likely to die during infancy
In French Polynesia, approximately 4.4 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 40.3% fewer children
In French Polynesia, there are approximately 13.5 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 26.0% more likely to have internet access
In French Polynesia, approximately 73.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
see 71.0% less coastline
French Polynesia has a total of 2,525 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
How big is Hong Kong compared to French Polynesia? See an in-depth size comparison.