Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Pakistan, you would:
live 14.0 years longer
In Pakistan, the average life expectancy is 69 years (67 years for men, 71 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 11.9 times more money
Pakistan has a GDP per capita of $5,400 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 48.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Pakistan, 6.0% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
pay a 25.0% lower top tax rate
Pakistan has a top tax rate of 20.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 94.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Pakistan, approximately 52.3 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 69.3% fewer children
In Pakistan, there are approximately 27.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 35.1% more likely to have access to electricity
In Pakistan, approximately 74% of the population has electricity access as of 2017. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2016.
be 5.8 times more likely to have internet access
In Pakistan, approximately 15.5% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 13.8% more on education
Pakistan spends 2.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 29.9% less coastline
Pakistan has a total of 1,046 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Federal Board of Revenue, Government of Pakistan, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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