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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Hong Kong Reverse

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You would need around 45,453.84HK$ (6,577.30C$) in Hong Kong to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00C$ in Toronto (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 7.18% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 31.55% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 103.42% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 20.96% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 3.50% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 38.08% lower than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Hong Kong      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     6.51 C$      -45.74 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     56.13 C$      -6.45 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.14 C$     4.56 C$      -44.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.99 C$     4.78 C$      -20.24 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     4.46 C$      -25.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 C$     4.81 C$      +37.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.74 C$     1.21 C$      -30.69 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.50 C$     0.85 C$      -43.21 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.97 C$     3.18 C$      +61.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.73 C$     1.95 C$      -28.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.84 C$     1.98 C$      -30.29 %
Eggs (12) 3.28 C$     3.46 C$      +5.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.00 C$     14.47 C$      +31.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.55 C$     9.32 C$      -19.31 %
Apples (1kg) 3.20 C$     3.06 C$      -4.18 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.16 C$     2.88 C$      -9.00 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.21 C$     3.70 C$      +15.43 %
Potato (1kg) 1.98 C$     2.62 C$      +32.37 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.68 C$     1.21 C$      -27.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 C$     1.75 C$      -4.58 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.90 C$     17.36 C$      +16.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 C$     1.69 C$      -35.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.91 C$     2.75 C$      -5.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     7.24 C$      -27.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     1.16 C$      -61.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 130.00 C$     65.12 C$      -49.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     3.18 C$      -25.10 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.78 C$     1.16 C$      -34.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 C$     13.46 C$      -55.12 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.34 C$     2.46 C$      +84.04 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     34,005.14 C$      +47.85 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 168.13 C$     188.01 C$      +11.82 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 C$     0.05 C$      -78.77 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.73 C$     30.84 C$      -37.99 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.55 C$     75.79 C$      +38.94 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.14 C$     8.48 C$      -63.38 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     10.85 C$      -16.52 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.17 C$     96.75 C$      +55.63 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.86 C$     43.37 C$      +6.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 105.03 C$     104.36 C$      -0.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 119.77 C$     132.03 C$      +10.24 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,467.86 C$     2,594.31 C$      +76.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,046.71 C$     1,621.88 C$      +54.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,643.18 C$     6,255.61 C$      +136.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,873.81 C$     3,767.84 C$      +101.08 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,271.53 C$     24,234.87 C$      +286.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,443.46 C$     14,836.24 C$      +172.55 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,368.91 C$     2,744.23 C$      -18.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.33     2.75      -17.32 %
 
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