Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Romania, you would:
live 7.2 years longer
In Romania, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 80 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 2.6 times more money
Romania has a GDP per capita of $24,600 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 36.7% less likely to be unemployed
In Romania, 4.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 11.2% less likely to live below the poverty line
In Romania, 22.4% live below the poverty line as of 2012. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 69.0% less likely to die during infancy
In Romania, approximately 8.7 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.
be 26.5% more likely to have internet access
In Romania, approximately 70.7% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
see 3.3 times more coastline
Romania has a total of 225 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook.
Hong Kong: At a glance
How big is Hong Kong compared to Romania? See an in-depth size comparison.