Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Ukraine, you would:
live 10.2 years longer
In Ukraine, the average life expectancy is 73 years (69 years for men, 78 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 4.5 times more money
Ukraine has a GDP per capita of $12,400 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 67.0% less likely to be unemployed
In Ukraine, 8.9% of adults are unemployed as of 2019. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
pay a 16.7% lower top tax rate
Ukraine has a top tax rate of 18.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 18.1 times more likely to live below the poverty line
In Ukraine, 1.1% live below the poverty line as of 2019. In Hong Kong, however, that number is 19.9% as of 2016.
be 65.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Ukraine, approximately 7.3 children (per 1,000 live births) die before they reach the age of one as of 2022. In Hong Kong, on the other hand, 2.5 children do as of 2022.
have 16.3% fewer children
In Ukraine, there are approximately 9.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
spend 18.5% less on education
Ukraine spends 5.4% of its total GDP on education as of 2019. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 73.7% less coastline
Ukraine has a total of 2,782 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministry of Revenue and Duties of Ukraine, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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