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

You would need around 6,660.05$ (51,615.42HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 44,000.00HK$ 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 29.31% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 17.31% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 6.68% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 80.75% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 20.93% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 44.59% 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$     600.62 HK$      +71.61 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 30.00 HK$     62.00 HK$      +106.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 33.00 HK$     46.50 HK$      +40.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.68 HK$     54.25 HK$      +76.81 %
Cappuccino (regular) 32.68 HK$     30.62 HK$      -6.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.43 HK$     14.34 HK$      +70.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.06 HK$     12.76 HK$      +110.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.82 HK$     10.90 HK$      -50.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 12.82 HK$     21.79 HK$      +69.95 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 13.92 HK$     22.29 HK$      +60.12 %
Eggs (12) 26.00 HK$     23.98 HK$      -7.78 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     86.01 HK$      -13.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 64.41 HK$     67.76 HK$      +5.20 %
Apples (1kg) 20.50 HK$     32.80 HK$      +59.99 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.83 HK$     31.97 HK$      +61.19 %
Tomato (1kg) 23.20 HK$     34.35 HK$      +48.06 %
Potato (1kg) 17.27 HK$     15.88 HK$      -8.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.17 HK$     17.81 HK$      +118.03 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 11.88 HK$     14.78 HK$      +24.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.25 HK$      -3.12 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.00 HK$     13.09 HK$      +19.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.30 HK$     18.96 HK$      +3.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.00 HK$      +86.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.37 HK$      +142.19 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.00 HK$      +92.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.37 HK$      -11.93 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.77 HK$      +22.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.00 HK$     232.50 HK$      +158.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 16.55 HK$     8.19 HK$      -50.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 236,000.00 HK$     178,250.00 HK$      -24.47 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,260.58 HK$     1,177.42 HK$      -6.60 %
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) 193.73 HK$     381.18 HK$      +96.76 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 537.78 HK$     730.26 HK$      +35.79 %
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) 699.86 HK$     439.69 HK$      -37.17 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 319.78 HK$     398.87 HK$      +24.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 702.73 HK$     681.20 HK$      -3.06 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 866.50 HK$     977.08 HK$      +12.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,857.14 HK$     21,995.49 HK$      +30.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 10,500.00 HK$     13,262.46 HK$      +26.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 41,307.69 HK$     38,347.34 HK$      -7.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 24,192.31 HK$     25,458.74 HK$      +5.23 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 150,168.86 HK$     75,885.52 HK$      -49.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92,911.03 HK$     37,574.67 HK$      -59.56 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 20,190.76 HK$     34,245.48 HK$      +69.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.78     3.92      +41.42 %
 
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