Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Spain instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 1.1 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Spain, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 years for women) as of 2022.
make 35.6% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $56,200 as of 2020, while in Spain, the GDP per capita is $36,200 as of 2020.
be 4.8 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Spain, that number is 14.1% as of 2019.
pay a 3.0 times higher top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Spain, the top tax rate is 45.0% as of 2016.
have 11.3% fewer children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Spain, there are 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 6.8 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Spain, that number is 4,964 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Agencia Tributaria, Spain, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Spain: At a glance
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