Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Mongolia instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 12.4 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Mongolia, that number is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020.
pay a 33.3% lower top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Mongolia, the top tax rate is 10.0% as of 2016.
make 78.8% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in Mongolia, the GDP per capita is $13,700 as of 2018.
be 2.6 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Mongolia, that number is 8.0% as of 2017.
be 48.7% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Hong Kong, 19.9% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Mongolia, however, that number is 29.6% as of 2016.
have 97.6% more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Mongolia, there are 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 7.1 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 Mongolia, on the other hand, 19.2 children do as of 2020.
be 18.2% less likely to have access to electricity
In Hong Kong, approximately 100% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Mongolia, 82% of the population do as of 2016.
be 73.5% less likely to have internet access
In Hong Kong, approximately 89.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Mongolia, about 23.7% do as of 2018.
be 14.6% less likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Hong Kong, approximately 100% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Mongolia, 85% of people do as of 2017.
spend 24.2% more on education
Hong Kong spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Mongolia spends 4.1% of total GDP on education as of 2017.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Mongolia: At a glance
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