Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and Vancouver 

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Consumer Prices in Vancouver are 7.22% lower than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Vancouver are 17.60% lower than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in Vancouver are 30.21% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in Vancouver are 20.64% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in Vancouver are 8.34% lower than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in Vancouver is 46.94% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(9.78 C$)
122.68 HK$
(20.00 C$)
     +104.47 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(81.51 C$)
460.07 HK$
(75.00 C$)
     -7.99 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$
(6.52 C$)
61.34 HK$
(10.00 C$)
     +53.36 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(8.15 C$)
42.94 HK$
(7.00 C$)
     -14.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(8.15 C$)
46.01 HK$
(7.50 C$)
     -7.99 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.78 HK$
(6.00 C$)
27.32 HK$
(4.45 C$)
     -25.72 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.99 HK$
(1.47 C$)
13.96 HK$
(2.27 C$)
     +55.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 HK$
(1.22 C$)
11.24 HK$
(1.83 C$)
     +49.77 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.92 HK$
(14.50 C$)
53.91 HK$
(8.79 C$)
     -39.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.54 HK$
(2.21 C$)
17.88 HK$
(2.92 C$)
     +32.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.57 HK$
(1.23 C$)
11.35 HK$
(1.85 C$)
     +49.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.83 HK$
(4.54 C$)
24.69 HK$
(4.02 C$)
     -11.29 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.23 HK$
(10.80 C$)
44.20 HK$
(7.21 C$)
     -33.26 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.84 HK$
(5.84 C$)
44.37 HK$
(7.23 C$)
     +23.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 77.79 HK$
(12.68 C$)
58.22 HK$
(9.49 C$)
     -25.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.15 HK$
(2.31 C$)
9.49 HK$
(1.55 C$)
     -32.95 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.08 HK$
(1.32 C$)
4.67 HK$
(0.76 C$)
     -42.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.73 HK$
(2.07 C$)
9.39 HK$
(1.53 C$)
     -26.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.32 HK$
(1.52 C$)
10.86 HK$
(1.77 C$)
     +16.54 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.51 HK$
(1.39 C$)
8.03 HK$
(1.31 C$)
     -5.74 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.40 HK$
(1.53 C$)
8.27 HK$
(1.35 C$)
     -11.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.02 HK$
(1.47 C$)
15.87 HK$
(2.59 C$)
     +76.02 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.68 HK$
(2.07 C$)
15.16 HK$
(2.47 C$)
     +19.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(24.45 C$)
107.35 HK$
(17.50 C$)
     -28.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.58 HK$
(2.38 C$)
21.43 HK$
(3.49 C$)
     +46.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.91 HK$
(2.76 C$)
25.62 HK$
(4.18 C$)
     +51.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$
(9.78 C$)
92.01 HK$
(15.00 C$)
     +53.36 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.63 C$)
18.40 HK$
(3.00 C$)
     +84.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$
(81.51 C$)
601.15 HK$
(98.00 C$)
     +20.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.91 C$)
23.00 HK$
(3.75 C$)
     -4.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(2.23 C$)
18.56 HK$
(3.03 C$)
     +35.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(16.63 C$)
205.80 HK$
(33.55 C$)
     +101.77 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 66.53 HK$
(10.85 C$)
30.33 HK$
(4.94 C$)
     -54.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(40,754.93 C$)
159,489.90 HK$
(26,000.00 C$)
     -36.20 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 239,275.86 HK$
(39,006.69 C$)
148,106.82 HK$
(24,144.33 C$)
     -38.10 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,810.40 HK$
(295.13 C$)
536.43 HK$
(87.45 C$)
     -70.37 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.75 HK$
(0.12 C$)
2.37 HK$
(0.39 C$)
     +216.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 180.96 HK$
(29.50 C$)
505.02 HK$
(82.33 C$)
     +179.08 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 568.40 HK$
(92.66 C$)
370.44 HK$
(60.39 C$)
     -34.83 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.66 HK$
(12.66 C$)
84.43 HK$
(13.76 C$)
     +8.72 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 98.00 HK$
(15.98 C$)
92.01 HK$
(15.00 C$)
     -6.11 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,948.84 HK$
(969.78 C$)
7,462.90 HK$
(1,216.60 C$)
     +25.45 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 132,174.36 HK$
(21,547.03 C$)
136,705.63 HK$
(22,285.71 C$)
     +3.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 605.59 HK$
(98.72 C$)
456.27 HK$
(74.38 C$)
     -24.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 280.15 HK$
(45.67 C$)
302.69 HK$
(49.34 C$)
     +8.04 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 696.51 HK$
(113.55 C$)
693.57 HK$
(113.07 C$)
     -0.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 903.99 HK$
(147.37 C$)
897.41 HK$
(146.30 C$)
     -0.73 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,035.90 HK$
(2,777.19 C$)
12,349.36 HK$
(2,013.19 C$)
     -27.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,035.21 HK$
(1,961.98 C$)
9,673.21 HK$
(1,576.92 C$)
     -19.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,270.27 HK$
(5,586.73 C$)
21,649.73 HK$
(3,529.33 C$)
     -36.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,027.03 HK$
(3,753.86 C$)
16,600.12 HK$
(2,706.15 C$)
     -27.91 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 22,905.20 HK$
(3,734.00 C$)
6,668.05 HK$
(1,087.02 C$)
     -70.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,752.53 HK$
(2,404.95 C$)
5,200.22 HK$
(847.74 C$)
     -64.75 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit Vancouver Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,899.37 HK$
(3,733.05 C$)
27,727.38 HK$
(4,520.11 C$)
     +21.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 2.77      +9.73 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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