Daily Archives: October 13, 2013


BLOG – If Everyone Lived at the Same Density As Hong Kongers…

Over the summer, two sets of maps showing population density (here and here) went viral. Each of the them demonstrated how much land would be required for the entire human race if everyone lived at a similar density as a chosen country. However, Hong Kong – which has one of the highest population densities in the world – was not included.

Thus, Hong Wrong did the maths and below is a map showing how Earth’s entire human population could relocate to Egypt if they adopted HK’s high-rise lifestyle…

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Mongkok is home to 130,000 people per square kilometre, whilst Hong Kong itself boasts 6,544 people per square kilometre.