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

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You would need around 7,167.74$ (55,550.00HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 44,000.00HK$ in Hong Kong (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 28.05% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 26.25% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 24.47% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 91.82% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 19.61% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 15.16% lower than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$
(6.45 $)
    139.50 HK$
(18.00 $)
     +179.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 325.00 HK$
(41.94 $)
    581.25 HK$
(75.00 $)
     +78.85 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.00 HK$
(4.13 $)
    62.00 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +93.75 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 30.00 HK$
(3.87 $)
    46.50 HK$
(6.00 $)
     +55.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$
(3.87 $)
    54.25 HK$
(7.00 $)
     +80.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.26 HK$
(4.29 $)
    32.94 HK$
(4.25 $)
     -0.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.45 HK$
(1.09 $)
    13.50 HK$
(1.74 $)
     +59.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.80 HK$
(0.88 $)
    12.57 HK$
(1.62 $)
     +84.91 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 80.99 HK$
(10.45 $)
    34.49 HK$
(4.45 $)
     -57.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.12 HK$
(1.95 $)
    21.34 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +41.15 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.69 HK$
(1.12 $)
    15.41 HK$
(1.99 $)
     +77.21 %
Eggs (12) 25.04 HK$
(3.23 $)
    25.03 HK$
(3.23 $)
     -0.03 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 77.94 HK$
(10.06 $)
    41.26 HK$
(5.32 $)
     -47.06 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 34.45 HK$
(4.45 $)
    42.76 HK$
(5.52 $)
     +24.13 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.15 HK$
(1.44 $)
    17.29 HK$
(2.23 $)
     +55.03 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.46 HK$
(1.35 $)
    16.43 HK$
(2.12 $)
     +57.03 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.80 HK$
(1.26 $)
    16.99 HK$
(2.19 $)
     +73.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.46 HK$
(0.96 $)
    10.26 HK$
(1.32 $)
     +37.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.77 HK$
(1.26 $)
    16.62 HK$
(2.14 $)
     +70.13 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.88 HK$
(1.66 $)
    16.56 HK$
(2.14 $)
     +28.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$
(15.48 $)
    116.25 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -3.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.73 HK$
(1.51 $)
    15.26 HK$
(1.97 $)
     +30.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 16.19 HK$
(2.09 $)
    21.12 HK$
(2.72 $)
     +30.43 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 55.00 HK$
(7.10 $)
    100.75 HK$
(13.00 $)
     +83.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.29 $)
    21.31 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +113.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 457.50 HK$
(59.03 $)
    902.88 HK$
(116.50 $)
     +97.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$
(2.84 $)
    19.38 HK$
(2.50 $)
     -11.93 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 12.87 HK$
(1.66 $)
    19.38 HK$
(2.50 $)
     +50.49 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 96.00 HK$
(12.39 $)
    232.50 HK$
(30.00 $)
     +142.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 60.47 HK$
(7.80 $)
    23.81 HK$
(3.07 $)
     -60.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 HK$
(29,677.42 $)
    178,250.00 HK$
(23,000.00 $)
     -22.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,537.92 HK$
(198.44 $)
    930.98 HK$
(120.13 $)
     -39.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 HK$
(0.06 $)
    1.30 HK$
(0.17 $)
     +189.01 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 189.20 HK$
(24.41 $)
    440.88 HK$
(56.89 $)
     +133.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 500.96 HK$
(64.64 $)
    601.06 HK$
(77.56 $)
     +19.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 56.51 HK$
(7.29 $)
    387.50 HK$
(50.00 $)
     +585.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 80.00 HK$
(10.32 $)
    110.44 HK$
(14.25 $)
     +38.05 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 752.65 HK$
(97.12 $)
    420.44 HK$
(54.25 $)
     -44.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 392.70 HK$
(50.67 $)
    324.98 HK$
(41.93 $)
     -17.24 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 658.62 HK$
(84.98 $)
    671.08 HK$
(86.59 $)
     +1.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 978.57 HK$
(126.27 $)
    932.98 HK$
(120.38 $)
     -4.66 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,323.87 HK$
(2,235.34 $)
    23,195.75 HK$
(2,993.00 $)
     +33.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,257.58 HK$
(1,581.62 $)
    14,214.16 HK$
(1,834.09 $)
     +15.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 37,191.18 HK$
(4,798.86 $)
    49,412.12 HK$
(6,375.76 $)
     +32.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,375.00 HK$
(2,887.10 $)
    24,133.98 HK$
(3,114.06 $)
     +7.86 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 19,146.04 HK$
(2,470.46 $)
    15,215.56 HK$
(1,963.30 $)
     -20.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 10,119.24 HK$
(1,305.71 $)
    7,471.59 HK$
(964.08 $)
     -26.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 23,548.57 HK$
(3,038.53 $)
    25,224.48 HK$
(3,254.77 $)
     +7.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.72     3.98      +46.30 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015September, 2015
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Currency: HKD