Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Mozambique, you would:
live 27.3 years longer
In Mozambique, the average life expectancy is 56 years (54 years for men, 57 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 49.6 times more money
Mozambique has a GDP per capita of $1,300 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 87.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Mozambique, 24.5% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 56.8% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Mozambique, 46.1% live below the poverty line as of 2015. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
pay a 53.1% lower top tax rate
Mozambique has a top tax rate of 32.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 95.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Mozambique, approximately 64.7 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 78.2% fewer children
In Mozambique, there are approximately 38.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 4.1 times more likely to have access to electricity
In Mozambique, approximately 24% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 8.9 times more likely to have internet access
In Mozambique, approximately 10.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
be 41.4% more likely to have access to improved drinking water
In Mozambique, approximately 71% of people have improved drinking water access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of people do as of 2017.
spend 49.2% less on education
Mozambique spends 6.5% of its total GDP on education as of 2013. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 70.3% less coastline
Mozambique has a total of 2,470 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong, Autoridade Tributária de Moçambique.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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