Quality of Life Comparison

COMPARED TO

If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Pitcairn Islands, you would:

Basic Needs

be 15.0% less likely to have internet access


In Pitcairn Islands, approximately 100.0% of the population has internet access. In Hong Kong, about 85.0% do.

Geography

see 14.4 times more coastline


Pitcairn Islands has a total of 51 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.

Hong Kong: At a glance

Hong Kong (sometimes abbreviated HK) is a sovereign country in East/Southeast Asia, with a total land area of approximately 1,073 sq km. Occupied by the UK in 1841, Hong Kong was formally ceded by China the following year; various adjacent lands were added later in the 19th century. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and the UK on 19 December 1984, Hong Kong became the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People's Republic of China on 1 July 1997. In this agreement, China promised that, under its "one country, two systems" formula, China's socialist economic system would not be imposed on Hong Kong and that Hong Kong would enjoy a "high degree of autonomy" in all matters except foreign and defense affairs for the subsequent 50 years.

How big is Hong Kong compared to Pitcairn Islands? See an in-depth size comparison.


The statistics on this page were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.

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