Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Vanuatu, you would:
live 8.5 years longer
In Vanuatu, the average life expectancy is 75 years (73 years for men, 77 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 20.1 times more money
Vanuatu has a GDP per capita of $2,800 as of 2020, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $56,200 as of 2020.
be 72.4% more likely to be unemployed
In Vanuatu, 1.7% of adults are unemployed as of 1999. In Hong Kong, that number is 2.9% as of 2019.
be 82.2% less likely to die during infancy
In Vanuatu, approximately 14.3 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 62.7% fewer children
In Vanuatu, there are approximately 21.6 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022. In Hong Kong, there are 8.0 babies per 1,000 people as of 2022.
be 61.8% more likely to have access to electricity
In Vanuatu, approximately 62% of the population has electricity access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, 100% of the population do as of 2020.
be 3.5 times more likely to have internet access
In Vanuatu, approximately 26.0% of the population has internet access as of 2019. In Hong Kong, about 92.0% do as of 2020.
spend 91.3% more on education
Vanuatu spends 2.3% of its total GDP on education as of 2020. Hong Kong spends 4.4% of total GDP on education as of 2020.
see 71.0% less coastline
Vanuatu has a total of 2,528 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
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