Historical Prices in Hong Kong

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2023 60.00 500.00 45.00
2022 60.00 500.00 45.00
2021 60.00 500.00 40.00
2020 60.00 500.00 40.00
2019 50.00 400.00 35.00
2018 50.00 400.00 35.00
2017 55.00 350.00 35.00
2016 50.00 350.00 35.00
2015 50.00 300.00 31.80
2014 50.00 350.00 31.75
2013 40.00 300.00 30.00
2012 50.00 300.00 30.00
2011 60.00 300.00 31.50
2010 50.00 475.00 30.00
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2023 50.00 55.00 10.19 8.26 39.51
2022 52.50 57.50 9.52 8.29 39.36
2021 60.00 50.00 8.99 7.82 37.67
2020 50.00 50.00 9.29 7.70 37.19
2019 50.00 50.00 9.42 8.03 35.98
2018 50.00 60.00 9.60 7.72 35.68
2017 50.00 50.00 8.32 6.67 34.49
2016 40.00 40.00 8.26 6.69 34.51
2015 40.00 35.00 8.29 6.59 33.60
2014 33.02 30.00 8.34 7.10 32.35
2013 25.00 25.00 7.33 5.90 29.81
2012 35.00 25.00 7.92 6.44 31.80
2011 40.00 30.00 12.57 9.66 34.88
2010 7.50 10.00 6.42 6.17 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2023 24.26 17.40 30.34 12.59 17.95 22.79
2022 24.07 18.20 27.27 12.43 14.19 21.72
2021 23.92 16.06 28.16 12.91 16.66 20.39
2020 23.36 15.07 28.19 13.40 14.14 16.89
2019 22.33 15.35 21.94 12.88 13.14 22.50
2018 22.43 18.71 27.17 16.81 14.38 17.67
2017 23.29 16.37 25.14 11.93 11.38 16.82
2016 21.93 15.30 24.36 12.26 12.57 15.19
2015 21.91 14.46 24.75 11.64 9.74 13.65
2014 20.57 15.18 21.88 12.16 13.77 21.72
2013 21.59 14.85 21.43 13.44 10.67 13.22
2012 19.60 11.00 24.72 10.95 13.80 20.45
2011 23.70 16.44 22.29 17.80 12.75 11.30
2010 20.10 11.20 16.10 11.00 8.33 10.00
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2023 33.74 31.80 19.09 11.65 18.67 25.57 20.17 20.35
2022 36.43 31.66 22.94 11.81 16.08 24.62 19.43 22.50
2021 32.30 28.29 18.26 12.61 16.60 21.16 18.58 18.33
2020 30.78 28.09 19.02 9.02 16.37 20.20 17.65 20.95
2019 28.09 27.21 18.70 10.24 16.53 26.69 17.40 14.43
2018 25.55 22.25 19.48 13.27 18.20 25.88 18.21 22.54
2017 26.01 21.38 18.74 10.22 13.67 18.70 17.28 15.91
2016 22.04 22.46 18.65 9.19 16.07 21.15 14.15 17.11
2015 21.38 24.84 18.81 9.11 17.63 22.63 11.80 15.95
2014 25.92 22.67 20.62 7.80 15.12 27.02 - -
2013 20.60 21.44 17.71 8.14 17.26 23.57 - -
2012 26.00 25.00 17.22 8.19 18.23 22.40 - -
2011 22.20 21.50 10.33 7.00 - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2023 226.44 120.00 78.00 81.30 184.03
2022 189.27 150.00 62.00 73.38 181.77
2021 185.56 120.00 60.00 80.34 179.02
2020 138.51 150.00 60.00 77.76 173.36
2019 187.50 124.50 60.00 71.91 122.00
2018 183.16 110.00 57.00 86.31 138.18
2017 133.18 150.00 57.00 66.64 191.30
2016 121.27 150.00 55.00 47.08 160.74
2015 168.06 100.00 55.00 83.89 177.51
2014 102.58 120.00 55.00 58.65 -
2013 118.98 120.00 50.00 54.90 -
2012 106.87 116.40 50.00 38.80 -
2011 90.50 100.00 50.00 47.75 -
2010 151.67 120.00 40.40 48.00 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2023 17787.50 13137.50 35000.00 23564.52
2022 17385.25 12564.81 35803.77 23314.55
2021 17424.42 12060.81 36129.87 23744.00
2020 17543.48 12168.60 34804.88 23560.98
2019 18088.78 12638.20 39381.71 24777.38
2018 18738.48 12269.74 37826.61 24000.00
2017 16431.37 11093.02 38006.81 23387.76
2016 17158.21 10993.10 38678.57 21857.14
2015 16920.87 11722.95 37528.65 23482.10
2014 16583.33 10428.57 33818.18 20326.09
2013 16095.24 10882.35 37200.00 23666.67
2012 14705.88 9181.20 42005.71 21596.67
2011 15363.64 9893.74 52500.00 29632.12
2010 12181.82 7222.22 33855.00 19022.22

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2023 222720.04 153220.22
2022 240291.20 160096.37
2021 264333.67 184773.66
2020 247639.68 157189.51
2019 242769.24 153831.73
2018 229166.04 146782.73
2017 207312.27 134677.02
2016 184721.68 112247.36
2015 209430.67 124485.49
2014 156361.47 90634.35
2013 137714.84 89596.07
2012 119561.85 69541.02
2011 133796.50 38406.32
2010 114815.04 57409.78

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2023 26816.28
2022 22986.13
2021 24781.82
2020 22309.24
2019 20552.76
2018 19068.81
2017 21142.52
2016 20625.78
2015 22634.97
2014 20072.35
2013 19258.66
2012 22214.29
2011 23500.00
2010 16404.67

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2023 12.00 23.30
2022 12.00 21.76
2021 10.00 19.08
2020 10.00 17.46
2019 10.00 16.95
2018 10.00 15.80
2017 10.00 15.25
2016 10.00 14.77
2015 10.00 14.81
2014 9.00 16.95
2013 8.00 16.80
2012 9.00 17.10
2011 6.00 16.86
2010 8.00 14.93
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2023 500.00
2022 500.00
2021 500.00
2020 480.00
2019 500.00
2018 500.00
2017 450.00
2016 450.00
2015 450.00
2014 400.00
2013 463.50
2012 445.00
2011 400.00
2010 485.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2023 3.82
2022 2.58
2021 2.34
2020 2.55
2019 2.59
2018 2.37
2017 2.32
2016 2.28
2015 2.53
2014 2.59
2013 2.57
2012 2.66
2011 2.75
2010 2.25

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data
2023 1887.32 179.43 155.28
2022 1656.03 187.33 -
2021 1805.81 201.77 -
2020 1777.19 190.17 -
2019 1599.55 191.38 -
2018 1376.91 220.30 -
2017 1209.99 196.81 -
2016 1457.97 218.00 -
2015 1613.74 197.56 -
2014 1359.79 194.25 -
2013 1453.26 197.72 -
2012 1121.16 170.67 -
2011 1007.30 199.56 -
2010 820.00 157.20 -

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2023 737.17 62.45 100.00
2022 609.95 70.69 100.00
2021 675.42 76.68 100.00
2020 547.04 79.34 100.00
2019 626.73 67.36 100.00
2018 612.59 57.63 100.00
2017 642.00 71.71 100.00
2016 631.88 62.92 90.00
2015 590.28 60.11 90.00
2014 457.35 53.84 80.00
2013 462.50 52.27 77.54
2012 516.67 60.20 75.00
2011 510.00 35.00 80.00
2010 790.00 61.00 80.00

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2023 607.35 329.89 703.64 1038.95
2022 650.38 317.12 687.63 1012.20
2021 604.89 273.72 719.23 931.23
2020 605.94 281.68 686.92 918.35
2019 618.55 275.43 703.36 1032.84
2018 629.36 294.51 656.38 1004.06
2017 546.30 241.31 638.60 1030.53
2016 683.25 301.67 646.32 1019.31
2015 669.61 321.24 648.16 1003.55
2014 630.50 368.36 662.33 894.87
2013 625.00 371.43 675.00 750.00
2012 761.50 389.60 626.22 945.83
2011 728.43 431.12 609.00 784.88
2010 925.00 558.33 519.00 1249.50
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