Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ecuador instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 5.7 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Ecuador, that number is 78 years (74 years for men, 81 years for women) as of 2020.
make 82.2% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in Ecuador, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.
be 48.4% more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Ecuador, that number is 4.6% as of 2017.
pay a 2.3 times higher top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Ecuador, the top tax rate is 35.0% as of 2016.
have 2.0 times more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Ecuador, there are 17.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 5.6 times 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 Ecuador, on the other hand, 15.0 children do as of 2020.
be 36.0% less likely to have internet access
In Hong Kong, approximately 89.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Ecuador, about 57.3% do as of 2018.
spend 51.5% more on education
Hong Kong spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Ecuador spends 5.0% of total GDP on education as of 2015.
see 3.1 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Ecuador, that number is 2,237 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.
Ecuador: At a glance
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