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Cost of Living Comparison Between Toronto and Hong Kong 

You would need around 44,701.09HK$ (6,341.32C$) in Hong Kong to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 5,000.00C$ 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 9.39% lower than in Toronto
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 26.83% higher than in Toronto
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 93.54% higher than in Toronto
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 21.44% lower than in Toronto
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 3.57% lower than in Toronto
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 32.10% lower than in Toronto

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  Toronto  Hong Kong      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 C$     7.09 C$      -40.89 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 C$     54.66 C$      -8.90 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 8.00 C$     4.26 C$      -46.80 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 C$     4.68 C$      -14.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 C$     4.26 C$      -29.07 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.50 C$     4.55 C$      +29.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.76 C$     1.18 C$      -32.73 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 C$     0.85 C$      -43.70 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 2.14 C$     3.17 C$      +48.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.82 C$     1.96 C$      -30.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.77 C$     2.12 C$      -23.63 %
Eggs (12) 3.27 C$     3.42 C$      +4.72 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.37 C$     14.19 C$      +24.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.48 C$     8.94 C$      -22.17 %
Apples (1kg) 3.00 C$     3.18 C$      +5.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.97 C$     3.17 C$      +6.73 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.03 C$     3.33 C$      +9.88 %
Potato (1kg) 1.82 C$     2.73 C$      +50.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 C$     1.21 C$      -31.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 C$     1.81 C$      -6.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.92 C$     17.02 C$      +14.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.51 C$     1.70 C$      -32.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.90 C$     2.94 C$      +1.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 C$     7.09 C$      -29.07 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$     1.13 C$      -62.17 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 128.50 C$     64.55 C$      -49.77 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 C$     2.84 C$      -33.24 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2.00 C$     1.13 C$      -43.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.50 C$     12.77 C$      -58.14 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.31 C$     2.40 C$      +83.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$     33,479.06 C$      +45.56 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 174.16 C$     165.38 C$      -5.04 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 C$     0.04 C$      -82.59 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.43 C$     26.18 C$      -48.08 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.96 C$     73.59 C$      +33.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.56 C$     8.51 C$      -67.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$     11.35 C$      -12.70 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.60 C$     103.36 C$      +70.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.93 C$     44.16 C$      +2.85 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 103.54 C$     98.32 C$      -5.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 114.93 C$     120.58 C$      +4.92 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,474.15 C$     2,499.22 C$      +69.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,050.35 C$     1,461.79 C$      +39.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,664.63 C$     6,231.73 C$      +133.87 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,903.66 C$     3,535.60 C$      +85.73 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,401.38 C$     20,136.33 C$      +214.56 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,625.01 C$     12,024.91 C$      +160.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,374.00 C$     2,905.33 C$      -13.89 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.43     2.73      -20.42 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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