Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Ukraine instead of Hong Kong, you would:
live 10.2 years less
In Hong Kong, the average life expectancy is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022. In Ukraine, that number is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 years for women) as of 2022.
be 94.5% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Hong Kong, 19.9% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Ukraine, however, that number is 1.1% as of 2019.
make 77.9% less money
Hong Kong has a GDP per capita of $56,200 as of 2020, while in Ukraine, the GDP per capita is $12,400 as of 2020.
be 3.0 times more likely to be unemployed
In Hong Kong, 2.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Ukraine, that number is 8.9% as of 2019.
pay a 20.0% higher top tax rate
Hong Kong has a top tax rate of 15.0% as of 2016. In Ukraine, the top tax rate is 18.0% as of 2016.
have 19.4% more children
In Hong Kong, there are approximately 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Ukraine, there are 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 2.9 times more likely to die during infancy
In Hong Kong, approximately 2.5 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Ukraine, on the other hand, 7.3 children do as of 2022.
spend 22.7% more on education
Hong Kong spends 4.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Ukraine spends 5.4% of total GDP on education as of 2019.
see 3.8 times more coastline
Hong Kong has a total of 733 km of coastline. In Ukraine, that number is 2,782 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Ukraine: At a glance
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