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

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You would need around 7,428.39$ (57,584.85HK$) in New York, NY to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 47,000.00HK$ in Hong Kong (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 30.64% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 22.52% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 15.49% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 54.12% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 26.91% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 1.05% lower than in Hong Kong

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  Hong Kong  New York, NY      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$
(6.45 $)
    116.28 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +132.56 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 HK$
(51.60 $)
    600.78 HK$
(77.50 $)
     +50.19 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 33.00 HK$
(4.26 $)
    62.02 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +87.93 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.45 $)
    46.51 HK$
(6.00 $)
     -6.98 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 55.00 HK$
(7.09 $)
    46.51 HK$
(6.00 $)
     -15.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.86 HK$
(4.50 $)
    32.64 HK$
(4.21 $)
     -6.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 9.08 HK$
(1.17 $)
    14.81 HK$
(1.91 $)
     +63.01 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 6.92 HK$
(0.89 $)
    13.12 HK$
(1.69 $)
     +89.69 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 19.71 HK$
(2.54 $)
    11.20 HK$
(1.44 $)
     -43.19 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 14.96 HK$
(1.93 $)
    21.88 HK$
(2.82 $)
     +46.24 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 17.14 HK$
(2.21 $)
    26.13 HK$
(3.37 $)
     +52.45 %
Eggs (12) 22.75 HK$
(2.93 $)
    24.82 HK$
(3.20 $)
     +9.08 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 100.00 HK$
(12.90 $)
    105.21 HK$
(13.57 $)
     +5.21 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 71.82 HK$
(9.26 $)
    80.83 HK$
(10.43 $)
     +12.55 %
Apples (1kg) 23.00 HK$
(2.97 $)
    36.25 HK$
(4.68 $)
     +57.60 %
Oranges (1kg) 24.30 HK$
(3.13 $)
    40.94 HK$
(5.28 $)
     +68.47 %
Tomato (1kg) 29.73 HK$
(3.84 $)
    34.88 HK$
(4.50 $)
     +17.30 %
Potato (1kg) 20.24 HK$
(2.61 $)
    23.99 HK$
(3.09 $)
     +18.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.58 HK$
(1.24 $)
    14.69 HK$
(1.90 $)
     +53.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.22 HK$
(1.71 $)
    18.09 HK$
(2.33 $)
     +36.80 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$
(15.48 $)
    116.28 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -3.10 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 12.12 HK$
(1.56 $)
    13.81 HK$
(1.78 $)
     +13.88 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 19.39 HK$
(2.50 $)
    19.12 HK$
(2.47 $)
     -1.39 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 55.00 HK$
(7.09 $)
    96.90 HK$
(12.50 $)
     +76.18 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 8.00 HK$
(1.03 $)
    21.32 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +166.47 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 458.50 HK$
(59.15 $)
    899.23 HK$
(116.00 $)
     +96.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 HK$
(2.84 $)
    19.38 HK$
(2.50 $)
     -11.91 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 8.00 HK$
(1.03 $)
    12.04 HK$
(1.55 $)
     +50.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 96.00 HK$
(12.38 $)
    290.70 HK$
(37.50 $)
     +202.81 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 16.58 HK$
(2.14 $)
    6.43 HK$
(0.83 $)
     -61.20 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 230,000.00 HK$
(29,669.76 $)
    178,296.00 HK$
(23,000.00 $)
     -22.48 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,553.91 HK$
(200.45 $)
    1,088.61 HK$
(140.43 $)
     -29.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.33 HK$
(0.04 $)
    1.21 HK$
(0.16 $)
     +268.02 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 184.78 HK$
(23.84 $)
    422.13 HK$
(54.45 $)
     +128.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 435.56 HK$
(56.19 $)
    769.56 HK$
(99.27 $)
     +76.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 61.88 HK$
(7.98 $)
    348.84 HK$
(45.00 $)
     +463.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 77.50 HK$
(10.00 $)
    116.28 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +50.04 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 749.88 HK$
(96.73 $)
    446.52 HK$
(57.60 $)
     -40.45 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 299.67 HK$
(38.66 $)
    397.29 HK$
(51.25 $)
     +32.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 738.78 HK$
(95.30 $)
    753.67 HK$
(97.22 $)
     +2.02 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,131.89 HK$
(146.01 $)
    1,157.95 HK$
(149.38 $)
     +2.30 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,928.21 HK$
(2,312.72 $)
    23,389.66 HK$
(3,017.24 $)
     +30.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 14,041.67 HK$
(1,811.36 $)
    14,341.80 HK$
(1,850.08 $)
     +2.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 41,800.00 HK$
(5,392.16 $)
    51,052.46 HK$
(6,585.71 $)
     +22.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 26,125.00 HK$
(3,370.10 $)
    26,560.80 HK$
(3,426.32 $)
     +1.67 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 281,502.08 HK$
(36,313.48 $)
    146,642.07 HK$
(18,916.68 $)
     -47.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132,422.89 HK$
(17,082.42 $)
    70,021.71 HK$
(9,032.73 $)
     -47.12 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 22,000.00 HK$
(2,837.98 $)
    26,671.90 HK$
(3,440.65 $)
     +21.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 2.93     3.99      +36.17 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: HKD