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Cost of Living Comparison Between Helsinki and Hong Kong Reverse

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You would need around 43,426.16HK$ (4,946.01€) in Hong Kong to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,800.00€ in Helsinki (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 10.64% lower than in Helsinki
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 30.16% higher than in Helsinki
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 125.31% higher than in Helsinki
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 35.19% lower than in Helsinki
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 0.75% lower than in Helsinki
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 33.01% lower than in Helsinki

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  Helsinki  Hong Kong      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 €     5.69 €      -52.54 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.50 €     45.56 €      -32.51 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 €     3.99 €      -43.05 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 €     3.76 €      -31.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 €     4.56 €      -8.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.37 €     3.93 €      +16.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 2.29 €     1.06 €      -53.70 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.58 €     0.88 €      -44.46 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.06 €     2.38 €      +125.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.57 €     1.77 €      -31.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.24 €     1.83 €      -18.37 %
Eggs (12) 2.45 €     2.78 €      +13.19 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.41 €     11.39 €      +35.41 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.22 €     7.01 €      -37.53 %
Apples (1kg) 2.45 €     2.55 €      +4.23 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.14 €     2.46 €      +15.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.17 €     3.01 €      -5.22 %
Potato (1kg) 1.05 €     2.46 €      +135.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 €     1.08 €      -41.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.99 €     1.49 €      -24.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 €     13.67 €      +13.89 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.84 €     1.37 €      -51.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.85 €     2.39 €      -15.99 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.60 €     6.26 €      +11.86 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 €     0.91 €      -69.63 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 46.50 €     51.25 €      +10.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 7.00 €     2.51 €      -64.20 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.52 €     0.91 €      -40.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 43.30 €     10.93 €      -74.75 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.63 €     1.95 €      +19.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,666.00 €     26,765.24 €      +8.51 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 84.82 €     155.82 €      +83.71 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 €     0.04 €      -50.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 18.49 €     22.44 €      +21.35 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 63.83 €     51.51 €      -19.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.00 €     6.93 €      -67.01 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 €     9.11 €      -27.11 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 89.78 €     74.02 €      -17.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.00 €     34.13 €      +3.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 88.57 €     84.07 €      -5.08 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.67 €     111.57 €      +15.42 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 956.68 €     1,993.16 €      +108.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 723.95 €     1,360.41 €      +87.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,722.22 €     4,384.94 €      +154.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,172.22 €     2,569.75 €      +119.22 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 5,965.88 €     21,540.16 €      +261.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,666.67 €     11,123.85 €      +203.38 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,162.50 €     1,885.59 €      -12.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.12     2.82      +33.36 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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