Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Australia instead of Hong Kong, you would:
make 21.9% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in Australia, the GDP per capita is $50,400 as of 2017.
be 80.6% more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Australia, that number is 5.6% as of 2017.
pay a 3.0 times higher top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Australia, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
have 47.6% more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Australia, there are 12.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 14.8% more likely to die during infancy
In Hong Kong, approximately 2.7 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Australia, on the other hand, 3.1 children do as of 2020.
spend 60.6% more on education
Hong Kong spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Australia spends 5.3% of total GDP on education as of 2016.
see 35.1 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Australia, that number is 25,760 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Australian Taxation Office, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Australia: At a glance
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