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

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You would need around 6,870.98$ (53,275.55HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 46,000.00HK$ in Hong Kong (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 28.68% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 15.82% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 4.82% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 70.50% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 22.53% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 49.46% higher than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 45.00 HK$     116.31 HK$      +158.46 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 387.70 HK$     581.53 HK$      +49.99 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 32.00 HK$     62.03 HK$      +93.84 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 33.01 HK$     46.52 HK$      +40.94 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 30.00 HK$     54.28 HK$      +80.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 33.03 HK$     31.34 HK$      -5.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 8.91 HK$     14.27 HK$      +60.11 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.35 HK$     13.04 HK$      +105.39 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 22.06 HK$     10.52 HK$      -52.31 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 13.92 HK$     21.14 HK$      +51.82 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 14.03 HK$     25.06 HK$      +78.60 %
Eggs (12) 23.88 HK$     24.00 HK$      +0.50 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$     87.06 HK$      -12.94 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 63.48 HK$     72.08 HK$      +13.54 %
Apples (1kg) 22.43 HK$     35.35 HK$      +57.61 %
Oranges (1kg) 20.38 HK$     35.48 HK$      +74.11 %
Tomato (1kg) 27.63 HK$     35.35 HK$      +27.94 %
Potato (1kg) 19.39 HK$     17.99 HK$      -7.21 %
Lettuce (1 head) 8.70 HK$     17.59 HK$      +102.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.44 HK$     15.00 HK$      +20.53 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$     116.31 HK$      -3.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.86 HK$     14.12 HK$      +9.84 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 20.59 HK$     19.28 HK$      -6.37 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 50.00 HK$     93.04 HK$      +86.09 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      +142.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 HK$     868.41 HK$      +92.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$     19.38 HK$      -11.89 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$     9.78 HK$      +22.23 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 96.00 HK$     232.61 HK$      +142.30 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 17.18 HK$     8.10 HK$      -52.88 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 235,000.00 HK$     178,335.10 HK$      -24.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,311.90 HK$     1,120.10 HK$      -14.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.37 HK$     1.35 HK$      +264.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 216.45 HK$     395.44 HK$      +82.69 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 485.56 HK$     751.77 HK$      +54.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 57.86 HK$     245.15 HK$      +323.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 78.77 HK$     108.55 HK$      +37.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 694.33 HK$     442.94 HK$      -36.21 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 299.75 HK$     395.44 HK$      +31.92 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 733.15 HK$     715.40 HK$      -2.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 948.38 HK$     994.58 HK$      +4.87 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,714.29 HK$     22,788.73 HK$      +28.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,500.00 HK$     13,655.08 HK$      +18.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 42,923.08 HK$     40,415.05 HK$      -5.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,035.71 HK$     26,036.02 HK$      +0.00 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 172,986.26 HK$     75,921.75 HK$      -56.11 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 97,667.92 HK$     39,685.03 HK$      -59.37 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 18,944.63 HK$     32,793.83 HK$      +73.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.73     3.93      +44.13 %
 
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