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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Hong Kong 

You would need around 44,634.38HK$ (6,349.20C$) in Hong Kong to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00C$ in Toronto (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 9.29% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 26.98% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 93.74% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 21.67% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 3.37% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 32.22% lower than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Hong Kong      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     7.11 C$      -40.73 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     54.64 C$      -8.93 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     4.27 C$      -46.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     4.41 C$      -19.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     4.27 C$      -28.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.51 C$     4.58 C$      +30.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.76 C$     1.17 C$      -33.49 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.53 C$     0.86 C$      -43.95 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.12 C$     3.18 C$      +50.39 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.82 C$     1.96 C$      -30.48 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.77 C$     2.12 C$      -23.42 %
Eggs (12) 3.25 C$     3.43 C$      +5.57 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.37 C$     14.22 C$      +25.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.48 C$     8.96 C$      -21.96 %
Apples (1kg) 3.00 C$     3.19 C$      +6.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.97 C$     3.18 C$      +7.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.03 C$     3.33 C$      +10.10 %
Potato (1kg) 1.82 C$     2.74 C$      +50.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     1.21 C$      -31.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     1.82 C$      -6.44 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.90 C$     17.07 C$      +14.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 C$     1.71 C$      -32.78 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.89 C$     2.95 C$      +2.13 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     7.11 C$      -28.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     1.14 C$      -62.07 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.50 C$     64.72 C$      -49.63 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     2.84 C$      -33.06 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 C$     1.14 C$      -43.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.50 C$     12.80 C$      -58.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 C$     2.40 C$      +83.77 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     33,570.79 C$      +45.96 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 174.18 C$     165.83 C$      -4.79 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.05 C$      -82.54 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.18 C$     26.25 C$      -47.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.97 C$     73.79 C$      +34.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.57 C$     8.53 C$      -67.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     11.38 C$      -12.43 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.61 C$     103.64 C$      +71.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.94 C$     44.28 C$      +3.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 103.54 C$     98.56 C$      -4.81 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 113.72 C$     120.91 C$      +6.32 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,476.26 C$     2,506.05 C$      +69.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,050.40 C$     1,465.78 C$      +39.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,664.63 C$     6,248.80 C$      +134.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,903.72 C$     3,545.29 C$      +86.23 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,402.09 C$     20,191.50 C$      +215.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,625.01 C$     12,057.86 C$      +160.71 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,384.64 C$     2,913.12 C$      -13.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.42     2.73      -20.07 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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