Cost of Living Comparison Between Shenzhen and Hong Kong 

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 58.92% higher than in Shenzhen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 94.00% higher than in Shenzhen
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 165.20% higher than in Shenzhen
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 69.36% higher than in Shenzhen
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 50.27% higher than in Shenzhen
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 15.12% higher than in Shenzhen
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Restaurants
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 31.00 ¥
(37.16 HK$)
50.05 ¥
(60.00 HK$)
     +61.46 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(239.75 HK$)
417.11 ¥
(500.00 HK$)
     +108.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(41.96 HK$)
33.37 ¥
(40.00 HK$)
     -4.66 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥
(9.59 HK$)
41.71 ¥
(50.00 HK$)
     +421.39 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥
(23.97 HK$)
41.71 ¥
(50.00 HK$)
     +108.55 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.18 ¥
(34.98 HK$)
30.68 ¥
(36.78 HK$)
     +5.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.35 ¥
(4.02 HK$)
7.50 ¥
(8.99 HK$)
     +123.71 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 ¥
(2.91 HK$)
6.26 ¥
(7.50 HK$)
     +157.78 %
Markets
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.05 ¥
(68.39 HK$)
74.07 ¥
(88.79 HK$)
     +29.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.62 ¥
(15.13 HK$)
11.29 ¥
(13.54 HK$)
     -10.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.74 ¥
(4.48 HK$)
6.32 ¥
(7.57 HK$)
     +69.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 15.81 ¥
(18.95 HK$)
23.25 ¥
(27.87 HK$)
     +47.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.05 ¥
(36.02 HK$)
55.25 ¥
(66.23 HK$)
     +83.86 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 17.35 ¥
(20.80 HK$)
29.90 ¥
(35.84 HK$)
     +72.31 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 43.24 ¥
(51.84 HK$)
64.89 ¥
(77.79 HK$)
     +50.06 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.22 ¥
(8.65 HK$)
11.80 ¥
(14.15 HK$)
     +63.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 5.04 ¥
(6.04 HK$)
6.74 ¥
(8.08 HK$)
     +33.87 %
Oranges (1 lb) 7.37 ¥
(8.84 HK$)
10.62 ¥
(12.73 HK$)
     +44.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.84 ¥
(5.80 HK$)
7.77 ¥
(9.32 HK$)
     +60.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.84 ¥
(4.60 HK$)
7.10 ¥
(8.51 HK$)
     +85.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.88 ¥
(5.85 HK$)
7.84 ¥
(9.40 HK$)
     +60.80 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.71 ¥
(5.65 HK$)
7.52 ¥
(9.02 HK$)
     +59.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.92 ¥
(5.89 HK$)
10.58 ¥
(12.68 HK$)
     +115.19 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 ¥
(179.81 HK$)
125.13 ¥
(150.00 HK$)
     -16.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.34 ¥
(8.80 HK$)
12.16 ¥
(14.58 HK$)
     +65.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.67 ¥
(17.58 HK$)
14.11 ¥
(16.91 HK$)
     -3.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥
(29.97 HK$)
50.05 ¥
(60.00 HK$)
     +100.21 %
Transportation
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(4.79 HK$)
8.34 ¥
(10.00 HK$)
     +108.55 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(239.75 HK$)
417.11 ¥
(500.00 HK$)
     +108.55 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(11.99 HK$)
20.02 ¥
(24.00 HK$)
     +100.21 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(4.82 HK$)
11.41 ¥
(13.68 HK$)
     +183.63 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 ¥
(58.74 HK$)
85.09 ¥
(102.00 HK$)
     +73.65 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 27.18 ¥
(32.58 HK$)
55.50 ¥
(66.53 HK$)
     +104.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,600.00 ¥
(181,727.27 HK$)
208,554.28 ¥
(250,000.00 HK$)
     +37.57 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 138,350.00 ¥
(165,844.11 HK$)
199,608.02 ¥
(239,275.86 HK$)
     +44.28 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 476.64 ¥
(571.37 HK$)
1,510.27 ¥
(1,810.40 HK$)
     +216.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 ¥
(0.16 HK$)
0.62 ¥
(0.75 HK$)
     +354.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 130.77 ¥
(156.76 HK$)
150.96 ¥
(180.96 HK$)
     +15.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 292.37 ¥
(350.47 HK$)
474.17 ¥
(568.40 HK$)
     +62.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 112.12 ¥
(134.41 HK$)
64.78 ¥
(77.66 HK$)
     -42.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(59.94 HK$)
81.75 ¥
(98.00 HK$)
     +63.51 %
Childcare
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,322.22 ¥
(5,181.17 HK$)
4,962.62 ¥
(5,948.84 HK$)
     +14.82 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 156,666.67 ¥
(187,800.83 HK$)
110,262.11 ¥
(132,174.36 HK$)
     -29.62 %
Clothing And Shoes
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 428.12 ¥
(513.21 HK$)
505.19 ¥
(605.59 HK$)
     +18.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 245.93 ¥
(294.80 HK$)
233.71 ¥
(280.15 HK$)
     -4.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 622.24 ¥
(745.89 HK$)
581.04 ¥
(696.51 HK$)
     -6.62 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 669.15 ¥
(802.13 HK$)
754.12 ¥
(903.99 HK$)
     +12.70 %
Rent Per Month
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,509.52 ¥
(6,604.42 HK$)
14,211.64 ¥
(17,035.90 HK$)
     +157.95 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,330.43 ¥
(3,992.29 HK$)
10,039.98 ¥
(12,035.21 HK$)
     +201.46 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,177.27 ¥
(13,398.52 HK$)
28,588.85 ¥
(34,270.27 HK$)
     +155.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,131.82 ¥
(8,549.12 HK$)
19,209.54 ¥
(23,027.03 HK$)
     +169.35 %
Buy Apartment Price
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,410.35 ¥
(11,280.45 HK$)
19,107.79 ¥
(22,905.06 HK$)
     +103.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,416.92 ¥
(6,493.41 HK$)
12,306.81 ¥
(14,752.53 HK$)
     +127.19 %
Salaries And Financing
Shenzhen Edit Hong Kong Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,553.58 ¥
(10,253.43 HK$)
19,103.04 ¥
(22,899.37 HK$)
     +123.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.15 2.53      -50.89 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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