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

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You would need around 6,835.94$ (52,991.54HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 44,000.00HK$ 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 29.25% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 20.44% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 12.52% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 70.78% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 21.15% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 47.18% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.28 HK$      +158.40 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 387.62 HK$     581.39 HK$      +49.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 32.50 HK$     62.02 HK$      +90.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 30.51 HK$     42.64 HK$      +39.77 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.26 HK$      +80.88 %
Cappuccino (regular) 32.79 HK$     31.43 HK$      -4.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.55 HK$     14.35 HK$      +67.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.24 HK$     13.00 HK$      +108.43 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 22.22 HK$     11.30 HK$      -49.16 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 14.26 HK$     20.96 HK$      +46.98 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.85 HK$     25.74 HK$      +73.31 %
Eggs (12) 23.12 HK$     24.24 HK$      +4.82 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     90.53 HK$      -9.47 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 61.56 HK$     75.02 HK$      +21.86 %
Apples (1kg) 22.43 HK$     33.98 HK$      +51.52 %
Oranges (1kg) 21.62 HK$     33.89 HK$      +56.72 %
Tomato (1kg) 26.40 HK$     35.34 HK$      +33.88 %
Potato (1kg) 21.62 HK$     17.58 HK$      -18.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.50 HK$     16.54 HK$      +74.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.70 HK$     14.77 HK$      +16.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.28 HK$      -3.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.00 HK$     13.89 HK$      +15.74 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.59 HK$     18.97 HK$      -7.88 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 54.00 HK$     93.02 HK$      +72.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      +142.25 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.21 HK$      +92.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      -11.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.92 HK$      +23.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 96.00 HK$     232.56 HK$      +142.25 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 17.06 HK$     7.98 HK$      -53.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,293.70 HK$      -24.13 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,355.02 HK$     1,104.77 HK$      -18.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.31 HK$     1.30 HK$      +315.50 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 205.55 HK$     409.70 HK$      +99.32 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 471.25 HK$     734.95 HK$      +55.96 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 59.29 HK$     309.51 HK$      +422.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 78.76 HK$     108.53 HK$      +37.79 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 668.62 HK$     438.04 HK$      -34.49 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 309.70 HK$     402.19 HK$      +29.86 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 724.71 HK$     747.57 HK$      +3.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 923.38 HK$     1,087.60 HK$      +17.79 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,357.14 HK$     22,808.05 HK$      +31.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,366.67 HK$     13,998.28 HK$      +23.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 39,692.31 HK$     41,012.49 HK$      +3.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,433.33 HK$     25,523.12 HK$      +8.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 184,776.45 HK$     75,904.12 HK$      -58.92 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 96,016.97 HK$     42,604.54 HK$      -55.63 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 18,301.37 HK$     32,439.64 HK$      +77.25 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.78     3.98      +43.00 %
 
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