Quality of Life Comparison


If you lived in Macau instead of Hungary, you would:


live 8.5 years longer

In Hungary, the average life expectancy is 76 years (72 years for men, 80 years for women). In Macau, that number is 85 years (82 years for men, 88 years for women).


make 3.8 times more money

Hungary has a GDP per capita of $29,500, while in Macau, the GDP per capita is $111,600.

be 54.5% less likely to be unemployed

In Hungary, 4.4% of adults are unemployed. In Macau, that number is 2.0%.

spend 20.0% less on taxes

Hungary has a top tax rate of 15.0%. In Macau, the top tax rate is 12.0%.


be 36.7% less likely to die during infancy

In Hungary, approximately 4.9 children die before they reach the age of one. In Macau, on the other hand, 3.1 children do.


spend 34.8% less on education

Hungary spends 4.6% of its total GDP on education. Macau spends 3.0% of total GDP on education.

Macau: At a glance

Macau is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 28 sq km. Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China on 20 December 1999. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's political and economic system would not be imposed on Macau, and that Macau would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign affairs and defense for the subsequent 50 years.

How big is Macau compared to Hungary? See an in-depth size comparison.

The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, National Tax and Customs Administration of Hungary, Secretariat for Economy and Finance.


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