Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Spain, you would:
live 1.1 years longer
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 83 years (80 years for men, 85 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 55.2% more money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $36,200 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 79.3% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 14.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 66.7% lower top tax rate
Spain has a top tax rate of 45.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
have 12.8% more children
In Spain, there are approximately 7.1 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
see 85.2% less coastline
Spain has a total of 4,964 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, Agencia Tributaria, Spain.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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