Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Serbia, you would:
live 6.9 years longer
In Serbia, the average life expectancy is 76 years (73 years for men, 79 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 4.3 times more money
Serbia has a GDP per capita of $15,100 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 78.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Serbia, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
be 2.2 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Serbia, 8.9% live below the poverty line as of 2014. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 51.8% less likely to die during infancy
In Serbia, approximately 5.6 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 21.9% more likely to have internet access
In Serbia, approximately 73.4% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 17.5% less on education
Serbia spends 4.0% of its total GDP on education as of 2017. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
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 Serbia? See an in-depth size comparison.