Quality of life comparison
If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Venezuela, you would:
live 12.2 years longer
In Venezuela, the average life expectancy is 71 years (68 years for men, 75 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 5.2 times more money
Venezuela has a GDP per capita of $12,500 as of 2017, while in Hong Kong, the GDP per capita is $64,500 as of 2018.
be 88.6% less likely to be unemployed
In Venezuela, 27.1% of adults are unemployed as of 2017. In Hong Kong, that number is 3.1% as of 2017.
pay a 55.9% lower top tax rate
Venezuela has a top tax rate of 34.0% as of 2016. In Hong Kong, the top tax rate is 15.0% as of 2016.
be 90.3% less likely to die during infancy
In Venezuela, approximately 27.9 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.
have 53.1% fewer children
In Venezuela, there are approximately 17.9 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020. In Hong Kong, there are 8.4 babies per 1,000 people as of 2020.
be 24.2% more likely to have internet access
In Venezuela, approximately 72.0% of the population has internet access as of 2018. In Hong Kong, about 89.4% do as of 2018.
spend 52.2% less on education
Venezuela spends 6.9% of its total GDP on education as of 2009. Hong Kong spends 3.3% of total GDP on education as of 2018.
see 73.8% less coastline
Venezuela has a total of 2,800 km of coastline. In Hong Kong, that number is 733 km.
The statistics above were calculated using the following data sources: The World Factbook, Ministerio del Poder Popular de Finanzas, SENIAT, Inland Revenue Department, Hong Kong.
Hong Kong: At a glance
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