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

You would need around 6,614.52$ (51,270.49HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 46,000.00HK$ in Hong Kong (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 26.56% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 11.46% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 1.07% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 71.54% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 18.40% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 47.35% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.27 HK$      +158.37 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 382.39 HK$     581.34 HK$      +52.03 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 30.00 HK$     62.01 HK$      +106.70 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 35.00 HK$     46.51 HK$      +32.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.26 HK$      +80.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.03 HK$     30.70 HK$      -7.04 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.36 HK$     14.45 HK$      +72.83 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 5.97 HK$     12.80 HK$      +114.49 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 21.65 HK$     10.93 HK$      -49.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.24 HK$     21.35 HK$      +61.30 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.59 HK$     22.99 HK$      +57.52 %
Eggs (12) 24.12 HK$     24.35 HK$      +0.91 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     84.40 HK$      -15.60 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 68.48 HK$     67.39 HK$      -1.60 %
Apples (1kg) 21.40 HK$     33.51 HK$      +56.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 19.88 HK$     32.98 HK$      +65.94 %
Tomato (1kg) 26.02 HK$     35.12 HK$      +34.96 %
Potato (1kg) 19.39 HK$     15.88 HK$      -18.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.17 HK$     18.24 HK$      +123.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.22 HK$     14.83 HK$      +21.36 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.27 HK$      -3.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 11.00 HK$     13.52 HK$      +22.87 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 18.30 HK$     19.55 HK$      +6.80 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.01 HK$      +86.03 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      +142.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.13 HK$      +92.92 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      -11.92 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.92 HK$      +23.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 90.02 HK$     232.54 HK$      +158.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 16.84 HK$     8.21 HK$      -51.25 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,277.60 HK$      -24.14 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,249.40 HK$     1,165.03 HK$      -6.75 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.34 HK$     1.36 HK$      +297.01 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 207.36 HK$     381.24 HK$      +83.85 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 555.00 HK$     730.37 HK$      +31.60 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 58.57 HK$     245.08 HK$      +318.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 76.25 HK$     108.52 HK$      +42.31 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 692.71 HK$     447.60 HK$      -35.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 303.11 HK$     398.93 HK$      +31.61 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 711.97 HK$     674.57 HK$      -5.25 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 885.57 HK$     945.40 HK$      +6.76 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,200.00 HK$     22,012.44 HK$      +20.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,269.23 HK$     13,389.87 HK$      +18.82 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 44,384.62 HK$     39,062.31 HK$      -11.99 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 27,375.00 HK$     25,693.61 HK$      -6.14 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 167,480.35 HK$     75,897.27 HK$      -54.68 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 100,183.68 HK$     37,580.48 HK$      -62.49 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 20,164.04 HK$     33,115.76 HK$      +64.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.70     3.89      +43.68 %
 
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