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

You would need around 6,640.35$ (51,462.73HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 45,000.00HK$ 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 28.90% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 14.36% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 2.07% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 78.20% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 21.08% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 48.09% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.25 HK$      +158.33 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 350.00 HK$     581.25 HK$      +66.07 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 30.00 HK$     62.00 HK$      +106.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 HK$     46.50 HK$      +32.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.25 HK$      +80.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 32.81 HK$     30.63 HK$      -6.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.28 HK$     14.50 HK$      +75.13 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 5.82 HK$     12.82 HK$      +120.08 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 22.11 HK$     10.93 HK$      -50.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.23 HK$     21.35 HK$      +61.31 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 13.92 HK$     22.99 HK$      +65.14 %
Eggs (12) 22.57 HK$     24.34 HK$      +7.84 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     84.38 HK$      -15.62 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 68.48 HK$     67.38 HK$      -1.61 %
Apples (1kg) 20.50 HK$     33.51 HK$      +63.45 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.83 HK$     32.98 HK$      +66.26 %
Tomato (1kg) 23.22 HK$     35.11 HK$      +51.21 %
Potato (1kg) 17.27 HK$     15.88 HK$      -8.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.17 HK$     18.24 HK$      +123.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.88 HK$     14.83 HK$      +24.89 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.25 HK$      -3.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.00 HK$     13.51 HK$      +22.85 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.30 HK$     19.55 HK$      +6.78 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.00 HK$      +86.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      +142.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.00 HK$      +92.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      -11.93 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.92 HK$      +23.94 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 HK$     232.50 HK$      +158.32 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 16.58 HK$     8.21 HK$      -50.49 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 HK$     178,250.00 HK$      -22.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,256.46 HK$     1,164.85 HK$      -7.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 HK$     1.36 HK$      +296.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 203.10 HK$     381.18 HK$      +87.68 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 555.00 HK$     730.26 HK$      +31.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 58.57 HK$     245.04 HK$      +318.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 77.50 HK$     108.50 HK$      +40.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 683.17 HK$     447.53 HK$      -34.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 309.75 HK$     398.87 HK$      +28.77 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 711.89 HK$     674.46 HK$      -5.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 866.50 HK$     945.25 HK$      +9.09 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,615.38 HK$     21,902.45 HK$      +24.34 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,863.64 HK$     13,387.79 HK$      +23.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 42,846.15 HK$     38,717.92 HK$      -9.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,125.00 HK$     25,458.74 HK$      -2.55 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 159,395.07 HK$     75,885.52 HK$      -52.39 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96,423.76 HK$     37,574.67 HK$      -61.03 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 19,687.15 HK$     33,341.32 HK$      +69.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.72     3.89      +42.61 %
 
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