Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Mongolia, you would:
live 12.4 years longer
In Mongolia, the average life expectancy is 71 years (67 years for men, 75 years for women) as of 2020. In Hong Kong, that number is 83 years (80 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2020.
make 4.7 times more money
Mongolia has a GDP per capita of $13,700 as of 2018, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 61.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Mongolia, 8.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 32.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mongolia, 29.6% live below the poverty line as of 2016. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 50.0% higher top tax rate
Mongolia has a top tax rate of 10.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 85.9% less likely to die during infancy
In Mongolia, approximately 19.2 children die before they reach the age of one as of 2020. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.7 children do as of 2020.
have 49.4% fewer children
In Mongolia, there are approximately 16.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 22.2% more likely to have access to electricity
In Mongolia, approximately 82% of the population has electricity access as of 2016. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 3.8 times more likely to have internet access
In Mongolia, approximately 23.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
be 17.1% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Mongolia, approximately 85% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of people do as of 2017.
spend 19.5% less on education
Mongolia spends 4.1% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, General Department of National Taxation, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
How big is Hong Kong compared to Mongolia? See an in-depth size comparison.