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Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Hong Kong 

You would need around 45,563.92HK$ (4,252.33€) in Hong Kong to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,900.00€ in Helsinki (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 28.06% lower than in Helsinki
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 9.03% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 96.34% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 48.23% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 21.60% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 21.17% lower than in Helsinki

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  Helsinki  Hong Kong      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     4.67 €      -61.11 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 €     35.96 €      -40.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.90 €     2.80 €      -64.56 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.25 €     3.08 €      -41.32 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 €     2.80 €      -53.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.21 €     2.99 €      -6.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.31 €     0.78 €      -66.33 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.85 €     0.56 €      -69.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.02 €     2.09 €      +104.44 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.11 €     1.29 €      -38.96 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.93 €     1.39 €      -27.76 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 €     2.25 €      -5.06 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.11 €     9.33 €      +15.04 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.89 €     5.88 €      -50.56 %
Apples (1kg) 2.50 €     2.09 €      -16.38 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.20 €     2.09 €      -5.08 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.99 €     2.19 €      -26.83 %
Potato (1kg) 0.99 €     1.80 €      +81.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 €     0.79 €      -51.37 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 €     1.19 €      -34.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €     11.20 €      -6.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.54 €     1.12 €      -55.96 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.89 €     1.93 €      -33.05 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.50 €     4.67 €      -15.16 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.70 €     0.75 €      -72.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.25 €     42.46 €      -8.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 €     1.87 €      -73.34 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.52 €     0.75 €      -50.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.30 €     8.40 €      -80.60 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.66 €     1.58 €      -5.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,500.00 €     22,025.12 €      -10.10 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 75.78 €     108.80 €      +43.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €     0.03 €      -58.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 19.36 €     17.22 €      -11.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.50 €     48.41 €      -22.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 24.00 €     5.60 €      -76.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 €     7.47 €      -37.78 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 87.91 €     68.00 €      -22.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.07 €     29.05 €      -17.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 92.50 €     64.68 €      -30.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 94.61 €     79.33 €      -16.15 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 936.96 €     1,644.18 €      +75.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 732.61 €     961.68 €      +31.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,720.00 €     4,099.71 €      +138.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,210.00 €     2,325.99 €      +92.23 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,841.67 €     13,247.24 €      +126.77 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,644.44 €     7,910.92 €      +117.07 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,223.81 €     1,911.35 €      -14.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.22     2.73      +23.04 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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