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

You would need around 6,676.55$ (51,751.96HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 44,000.00HK$ 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 30.25% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 17.62% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 6.51% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 80.43% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 22.27% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 45.92% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 47.50 HK$     116.27 HK$      +144.78 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 HK$     620.10 HK$      +77.17 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 30.50 HK$     62.01 HK$      +103.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 33.00 HK$     46.51 HK$      +40.92 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.62 HK$     54.26 HK$      +77.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 32.58 HK$     30.62 HK$      -6.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.52 HK$     14.22 HK$      +66.87 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.23 HK$     12.66 HK$      +103.22 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.92 HK$     10.90 HK$      -50.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.21 HK$     21.79 HK$      +64.91 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.59 HK$     22.29 HK$      +52.73 %
Eggs (12) 26.00 HK$     23.98 HK$      -7.77 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     86.03 HK$      -13.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 60.15 HK$     67.77 HK$      +12.67 %
Apples (1kg) 20.50 HK$     32.80 HK$      +60.02 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.83 HK$     31.97 HK$      +61.22 %
Tomato (1kg) 23.18 HK$     34.35 HK$      +48.21 %
Potato (1kg) 17.27 HK$     15.88 HK$      -8.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.17 HK$     17.81 HK$      +118.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.88 HK$     14.79 HK$      +24.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.27 HK$      -3.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.00 HK$     13.10 HK$      +19.06 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.30 HK$     18.97 HK$      +3.62 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.02 HK$      +86.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      +142.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.15 HK$      +92.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      -11.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.78 HK$      +22.19 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.01 HK$     232.54 HK$      +158.34 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 16.55 HK$     8.19 HK$      -50.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 HK$     178,279.90 HK$      -22.49 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,254.69 HK$     1,177.61 HK$      -6.14 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 HK$     1.36 HK$      +337.57 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 191.10 HK$     381.25 HK$      +99.50 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 537.78 HK$     730.38 HK$      +35.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 60.00 HK$     245.08 HK$      +308.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 78.76 HK$     108.52 HK$      +37.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 749.83 HK$     439.77 HK$      -41.35 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 309.75 HK$     398.93 HK$      +28.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 693.16 HK$     681.31 HK$      -1.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 871.29 HK$     977.24 HK$      +12.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,733.33 HK$     21,999.18 HK$      +31.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,291.67 HK$     13,264.69 HK$      +28.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 42,083.33 HK$     38,353.77 HK$      -8.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,916.67 HK$     25,463.01 HK$      +6.47 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 145,197.00 HK$     75,898.25 HK$      -47.73 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 89,965.42 HK$     37,580.97 HK$      -58.23 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 19,956.56 HK$     34,251.23 HK$      +71.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.78     3.92      +41.30 %
 
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