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

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You would need around 6,671.19$ (51,787.75HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 46,000.00HK$ 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 27.91% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 12.58% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 0.20% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 71.85% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 21.01% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 50.08% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.44 HK$      +158.76 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 387.88 HK$     582.22 HK$      +50.10 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 30.00 HK$     62.10 HK$      +107.01 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 31.03 HK$     46.58 HK$      +50.10 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.34 HK$      +81.13 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.07 HK$     30.97 HK$      -6.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.41 HK$     14.62 HK$      +73.80 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 5.97 HK$     13.06 HK$      +118.66 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.64 HK$     10.97 HK$      -49.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.46 HK$     21.23 HK$      +57.71 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.33 HK$     23.30 HK$      +62.53 %
Eggs (12) 23.89 HK$     24.35 HK$      +1.93 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     84.47 HK$      -15.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 64.42 HK$     67.71 HK$      +5.12 %
Apples (1kg) 21.17 HK$     34.04 HK$      +60.81 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.90 HK$     32.71 HK$      +64.37 %
Tomato (1kg) 25.17 HK$     35.30 HK$      +40.23 %
Potato (1kg) 18.09 HK$     16.28 HK$      -9.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.38 HK$     18.35 HK$      +119.15 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.44 HK$     14.95 HK$      +20.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.44 HK$      -2.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.67 HK$     14.03 HK$      +20.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 19.02 HK$     19.89 HK$      +4.57 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.15 HK$      +86.31 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.41 HK$      +142.59 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     869.44 HK$      +93.21 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.41 HK$      -11.79 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.93 HK$      +24.15 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.10 HK$     232.89 HK$      +158.47 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 17.01 HK$     8.20 HK$      -51.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,546.70 HK$      -24.02 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,349.40 HK$     1,177.24 HK$      -12.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 HK$     1.35 HK$      +295.34 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 216.45 HK$     387.52 HK$      +79.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 523.75 HK$     742.52 HK$      +41.77 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 58.57 HK$     245.45 HK$      +319.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 HK$     108.68 HK$      +44.91 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 668.62 HK$     441.53 HK$      -33.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 299.75 HK$     396.94 HK$      +32.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 713.31 HK$     678.06 HK$      -4.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 910.88 HK$     978.71 HK$      +7.45 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,928.57 HK$     22,323.11 HK$      +24.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,208.33 HK$     13,504.34 HK$      +20.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 43,714.29 HK$     38,596.00 HK$      -11.71 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,192.31 HK$     25,489.80 HK$      -6.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 167,480.35 HK$     76,011.83 HK$      -54.61 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 100,183.68 HK$     39,732.12 HK$      -60.34 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 19,658.54 HK$     33,216.08 HK$      +68.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.70     3.90      +44.04 %
 
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