Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Greece, you would:
live 2.1 years longer
In Greece, the average life expectancy is 81 years (79 years for men, 84 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 2.1 times more money
Greece has a GDP per capita of $27,300 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 83.1% less likely to be unemployed
In Greece, 17.3% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 68.8% lower top tax rate
Greece has a top tax rate of 48.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 11.2% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Greece, 17.9% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 28.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Greece, approximately 3.5 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.
be 17.9% more likely to have internet access
In Greece, approximately 78.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 22.2% more on education
Greece spends 3.6% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 94.6% less coastline
Greece has a total of 13,676 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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