Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Spain, you would:
live 1.2 years longer
In Spain, the average life expectancy is 82 years (79 years for men, 85 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 68.0% more money
Spain has a GDP per capita of $38,400 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 82.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Spain, 17.2% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
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.
be 15.6% less likely to die during infancy
In Spain, approximately 3.2 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.
spend 21.4% less on education
Spain spends 4.2% of its total GDP on education as of 2016. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
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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