Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Greece instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 2.1 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Greece, that number is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 years for women) as of 2020.
make 56.9% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in Greece, the GDP per capita is $27,800 as of 2017.
be 6.9 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Greece, that number is 21.5% as of 2017.
be 80.9% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Hong Kong, 19.9% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Greece, however, that number is 36.0% as of 2014.
pay a 3.2 times higher top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Greece, the top tax rate is 48.0% as of 2016.
be 37.0% 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 Greece, on the other hand, 3.7 children do as of 2020.
be 18.4% less likely to have internet access
In Hong Kong, approximately 89.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Greece, about 73.0% do as of 2018.
see 18.7 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Greece, that number is 13,676 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, GSIS, Greece, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Greece: At a glance
How big is Greece compared to Hong Kong? See an in-depth size comparison.