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Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and New York, NY Reverse

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You would need around 6,803.96$ (52,779.71HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 44,000.00HK$ in Hong Kong (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 30.45% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 19.95% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 10.65% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 71.99% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 25.10% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 48.71% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.36 HK$      +158.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 383.93 HK$     581.79 HK$      +51.54 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 32.00 HK$     62.06 HK$      +93.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 31.03 HK$     44.60 HK$      +43.75 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.30 HK$      +81.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 32.60 HK$     31.27 HK$      -4.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.75 HK$     14.34 HK$      +63.93 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.11 HK$     13.13 HK$      +114.92 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.90 HK$     11.04 HK$      -49.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.44 HK$     20.82 HK$      +54.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.03 HK$     25.74 HK$      +83.44 %
Eggs (12) 22.00 HK$     24.32 HK$      +10.55 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     86.04 HK$      -13.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 63.49 HK$     72.29 HK$      +13.86 %
Apples (1kg) 22.43 HK$     34.89 HK$      +55.54 %
Oranges (1kg) 20.38 HK$     35.77 HK$      +75.56 %
Tomato (1kg) 25.57 HK$     36.19 HK$      +41.55 %
Potato (1kg) 18.09 HK$     18.62 HK$      +2.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.70 HK$     16.74 HK$      +92.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.00 HK$     14.77 HK$      +23.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.36 HK$      -3.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.67 HK$     14.02 HK$      +20.19 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.59 HK$     18.98 HK$      -7.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.09 HK$      +86.17 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.39 HK$      +142.41 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 455.00 HK$     868.81 HK$      +90.95 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.39 HK$      -11.85 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.64 HK$      +20.50 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 96.00 HK$     232.72 HK$      +142.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 17.08 HK$     8.10 HK$      -52.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,415.60 HK$      -24.08 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,260.58 HK$     1,107.20 HK$      -12.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.38 HK$     1.35 HK$      +259.93 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 213.10 HK$     398.90 HK$      +87.19 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 474.44 HK$     750.23 HK$      +58.13 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 59.17 HK$     212.75 HK$      +259.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 76.29 HK$     108.60 HK$      +42.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 668.62 HK$     443.63 HK$      -33.65 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 299.75 HK$     398.53 HK$      +32.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 717.36 HK$     733.98 HK$      +2.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 885.88 HK$     1,045.25 HK$      +17.99 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,142.86 HK$     22,987.26 HK$      +34.09 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,192.31 HK$     13,859.96 HK$      +23.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 40,666.67 HK$     40,730.24 HK$      +0.16 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,269.23 HK$     25,631.33 HK$      +5.61 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 178,272.75 HK$     75,956.02 HK$      -57.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96,016.97 HK$     42,633.67 HK$      -55.60 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 18,632.55 HK$     33,237.05 HK$      +78.38 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.73     3.88      +42.34 %
 
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