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

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You would need around 6,743.31$ (52,312.58HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 45,000.00HK$ 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 30.02% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 16.25% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 4.62% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 70.80% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 23.83% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 51.40% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.37 HK$      +158.59 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 384.27 HK$     581.83 HK$      +51.41 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 31.00 HK$     62.06 HK$      +100.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 HK$     46.55 HK$      +32.99 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.85 HK$     54.30 HK$      +76.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.30 HK$     31.19 HK$      -6.32 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.57 HK$     14.61 HK$      +70.54 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 5.97 HK$     13.09 HK$      +119.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.97 HK$     11.05 HK$      -49.69 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.47 HK$     21.36 HK$      +58.60 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 13.71 HK$     23.28 HK$      +69.88 %
Eggs (12) 23.89 HK$     24.54 HK$      +2.73 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     83.18 HK$      -16.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 64.42 HK$     72.11 HK$      +11.94 %
Apples (1kg) 21.17 HK$     35.63 HK$      +68.34 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.90 HK$     34.25 HK$      +72.11 %
Tomato (1kg) 25.57 HK$     36.00 HK$      +40.80 %
Potato (1kg) 18.09 HK$     16.88 HK$      -6.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.38 HK$     18.09 HK$      +116.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.12 HK$     14.82 HK$      +22.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.37 HK$      -3.03 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.67 HK$     14.22 HK$      +21.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 19.02 HK$     19.27 HK$      +1.31 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.09 HK$      +86.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.39 HK$      +142.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.86 HK$      +93.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.39 HK$      -11.84 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.78 HK$      +22.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 93.05 HK$     232.73 HK$      +150.11 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 17.01 HK$     8.19 HK$      -51.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,427.10 HK$      -24.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,299.31 HK$     1,193.67 HK$      -8.13 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 HK$     1.35 HK$      +264.82 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 213.10 HK$     393.16 HK$      +84.49 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 501.11 HK$     769.49 HK$      +53.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 58.57 HK$     245.28 HK$      +318.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 76.29 HK$     108.61 HK$      +42.36 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 668.62 HK$     441.23 HK$      -34.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 299.75 HK$     396.13 HK$      +32.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 721.27 HK$     695.24 HK$      -3.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 912.43 HK$     954.81 HK$      +4.64 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,928.57 HK$     22,654.78 HK$      +26.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,208.33 HK$     13,837.61 HK$      +23.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 43,230.77 HK$     40,140.67 HK$      -7.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,038.46 HK$     26,315.66 HK$      +1.06 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 167,480.35 HK$     75,960.91 HK$      -54.64 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 102,529.08 HK$     39,705.50 HK$      -61.27 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 18,954.71 HK$     33,361.81 HK$      +76.01 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.75     3.93      +42.96 %
 
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