Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Portugal, you would:
live 2.1 years longer
In Portugal, the average life expectancy is 81 years (78 years for men, 84 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 2.1 times more money
Portugal has a GDP per capita of $30,500 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 65.2% less likely to be unemployed
In Portugal, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
pay a 73.5% lower top tax rate
Portugal has a top tax rate of 56.5% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 19.8% more likely to have internet access
In Portugal, approximately 74.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 32.7% less on education
Portugal spends 4.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2015. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 59.1% less coastline
Portugal has a total of 1,793 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 e Aduaneira.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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