If you lived in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines instead of Hong Kong, you would:

Health

live 7.0 years less

In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 76 years (74 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2020.

Economy

make 82.2% less money

Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $64,500 as of 2018, while in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, the GDP per capita is $11,500 as of 2017.

be 6.1 times more likely to be unemployed

In Hong Kong, 3.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 18.8% as of 2008.

Life

have 50.0% more children

In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, there are 12.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.

be 4.1 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 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, on the other hand, 11.0 children do as of 2020.

Basic Needs

be 75.0% less likely to have internet access

In Hong Kong, approximately 89.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, about 22.4% do as of 2018.

Expenditures

spend 75.8% more on education

Hong Kong spends 3.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2018. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines spends 5.8% of total GDP on education as of 2017.

Geography

see 88.5% less coastline

Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, that number is 84 km.


The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: At a glance

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is a sovereign country in Central America/Caribbean, with a total land area of approximately 389 sq km. Resistance by native Caribs prevented colonization on Saint Vincent until 1719. Disputed between France and the United Kingdom for most of the 18th century, the island was ceded to the latter in 1783. Between 1960 and 1962, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was a separate administrative unit of the Federation of the West Indies. Autonomy was granted in 1969 and independence in 1979.
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