Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and Detroit, MI 

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Consumer Prices in Detroit, MI are 15.61% lower than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Detroit, MI are 31.02% lower than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in Detroit, MI are 49.47% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in Detroit, MI are 13.07% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in Detroit, MI are 21.75% lower than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in Detroit, MI is 32.02% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
116.46 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +94.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(64.40 $)
368.78 HK$
(47.50 $)
     -26.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$
(5.15 $)
65.99 HK$
(8.50 $)
     +64.98 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
38.82 HK$
(5.00 $)
     -35.30 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(6.44 $)
46.58 HK$
(6.00 $)
     -6.84 %
Cappuccino (regular) 37.32 HK$
(4.81 $)
38.37 HK$
(4.94 $)
     +2.82 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.09 HK$
(1.17 $)
14.50 HK$
(1.87 $)
     +59.42 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.45 HK$
(0.96 $)
10.63 HK$
(1.37 $)
     +42.61 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 90.30 HK$
(11.63 $)
19.76 HK$
(2.55 $)
     -78.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.85 HK$
(1.78 $)
15.17 HK$
(1.95 $)
     +9.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.29 HK$
(0.94 $)
11.74 HK$
(1.51 $)
     +61.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 28.69 HK$
(3.70 $)
12.47 HK$
(1.61 $)
     -56.56 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 67.82 HK$
(8.74 $)
36.16 HK$
(4.66 $)
     -46.69 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 36.15 HK$
(4.66 $)
30.19 HK$
(3.89 $)
     -16.48 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 81.17 HK$
(10.46 $)
41.89 HK$
(5.40 $)
     -48.39 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.39 HK$
(1.85 $)
14.17 HK$
(1.82 $)
     -1.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.42 HK$
(1.08 $)
4.97 HK$
(0.64 $)
     -40.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.19 HK$
(1.70 $)
16.96 HK$
(2.18 $)
     +28.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.36 HK$
(1.21 $)
12.84 HK$
(1.65 $)
     +37.12 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.90 HK$
(1.15 $)
9.84 HK$
(1.27 $)
     +10.55 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.36 HK$
(1.21 $)
9.87 HK$
(1.27 $)
     +5.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.82 HK$
(1.26 $)
11.65 HK$
(1.50 $)
     +18.70 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.90 HK$
(1.66 $)
12.24 HK$
(1.58 $)
     -5.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(19.32 $)
77.64 HK$
(10.00 $)
     -48.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.95 HK$
(2.05 $)
20.15 HK$
(2.60 $)
     +26.32 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.13 HK$
(2.33 $)
28.62 HK$
(3.69 $)
     +57.87 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
58.23 HK$
(7.50 $)
     -2.95 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.29 $)
15.53 HK$
(2.00 $)
     +55.27 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 492.50 HK$
(63.44 $)
465.82 HK$
(60.00 $)
     -5.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.09 $)
23.29 HK$
(3.00 $)
     -2.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.76 $)
14.56 HK$
(1.88 $)
     +6.41 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(13.14 $)
224.50 HK$
(28.92 $)
     +120.10 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 67.65 HK$
(8.71 $)
20.11 HK$
(2.59 $)
     -70.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(32,201.10 $)
182,447.18 HK$
(23,500.00 $)
     -27.02 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 236,172.41 HK$
(30,420.05 $)
173,470.40 HK$
(22,343.75 $)
     -26.55 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,855.57 HK$
(239.01 $)
1,459.74 HK$
(188.02 $)
     -21.33 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.78 HK$
(0.10 $)
1.13 HK$
(0.15 $)
     +44.07 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 184.51 HK$
(23.77 $)
493.00 HK$
(63.50 $)
     +167.18 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 555.93 HK$
(71.61 $)
281.71 HK$
(36.29 $)
     -49.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 84.09 HK$
(10.83 $)
87.34 HK$
(11.25 $)
     +3.87 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(12.88 $)
93.16 HK$
(12.00 $)
     -6.84 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,046.94 HK$
(778.87 $)
5,279.32 HK$
(680.00 $)
     -12.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 140,604.88 HK$
(18,110.53 $)
104,810.08 HK$
(13,500.00 $)
     -25.46 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 590.37 HK$
(76.04 $)
375.05 HK$
(48.31 $)
     -36.47 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 278.80 HK$
(35.91 $)
258.79 HK$
(33.33 $)
     -7.18 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 702.23 HK$
(90.45 $)
656.81 HK$
(84.60 $)
     -6.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 921.84 HK$
(118.74 $)
741.87 HK$
(95.56 $)
     -19.52 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,272.73 HK$
(2,224.80 $)
9,898.73 HK$
(1,275.00 $)
     -42.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,333.33 HK$
(1,588.59 $)
8,938.80 HK$
(1,151.36 $)
     -27.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,070.42 HK$
(4,646.03 $)
15,139.23 HK$
(1,950.00 $)
     -58.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,555.56 HK$
(3,034.06 $)
11,116.22 HK$
(1,431.82 $)
     -52.81 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 23,251.98 HK$
(2,994.96 $)
825.55 HK$
(106.33 $)
     -96.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 15,088.46 HK$
(1,943.46 $)
484.72 HK$
(62.43 $)
     -96.79 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit Detroit, MI Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,697.10 HK$
(2,923.49 $)
20,668.33 HK$
(2,662.17 $)
     -8.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.48 3.68      +48.58 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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