Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Poland, you would:
live 4.8 years longer
In Poland, the average life expectancy is 79 years (75 years for men, 83 years for women) as of 2022. In Hong Kong, that number is 84 years (81 years for men, 86 years for women) as of 2022.
make 74.5% more money
Poland has a GDP per capita of $32,200 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 46.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Poland, 5.4% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 53.1% lower top tax rate
Poland 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 29.2% more likely to live below the poverty line
In Poland, 15.4% live below the poverty line as of 2018. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 38.7% less likely to die during infancy
In Poland, approximately 4.2 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
be 10.8% more likely to have internet access
In Poland, approximately 83.0% of the population has internet access as of 2020. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
see 66.6% more coastline
Poland has a total of 440 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Finance, Poland, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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