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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 27.38% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 26.83% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 26.23% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 77.39% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 25.13% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 44.76% higher than in Hong Kong
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  Hong KongNew York, NYDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$
(6.40 $)
156.33 HK$
(20.00 $)
     +212.65 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 HK$
(51.18 $)
625.30 HK$
(80.00 $)
     +56.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$
(4.48 $)
70.35 HK$
(9.00 $)
     +100.99 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.40 $)
54.71 HK$
(7.00 $)
     +9.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 HK$
(7.68 $)
62.53 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +4.22 %
Cappuccino (regular) 35.92 HK$
(4.60 $)
34.67 HK$
(4.44 $)
     -3.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.59 HK$
(1.23 $)
15.98 HK$
(2.04 $)
     +66.68 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.74 HK$
(0.99 $)
13.33 HK$
(1.71 $)
     +72.24 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 85.11 HK$
(10.89 $)
34.34 HK$
(4.39 $)
     -59.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.95 HK$
(2.17 $)
27.35 HK$
(3.50 $)
     +61.40 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.52 HK$
(0.96 $)
22.62 HK$
(2.89 $)
     +200.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.21 HK$
(3.48 $)
26.43 HK$
(3.38 $)
     -2.88 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.35 HK$
(8.49 $)
54.40 HK$
(6.96 $)
     -18.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 36.78 HK$
(4.71 $)
46.21 HK$
(5.91 $)
     +25.65 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 69.39 HK$
(8.88 $)
53.95 HK$
(6.90 $)
     -22.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 11.67 HK$
(1.49 $)
23.19 HK$
(2.97 $)
     +98.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.09 HK$
(1.03 $)
7.39 HK$
(0.95 $)
     -8.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.66 HK$
(1.24 $)
19.90 HK$
(2.55 $)
     +105.96 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.27 HK$
(1.31 $)
21.27 HK$
(2.72 $)
     +107.11 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.73 HK$
(1.12 $)
11.79 HK$
(1.51 $)
     +35.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 8.42 HK$
(1.08 $)
10.82 HK$
(1.38 $)
     +28.51 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.84 HK$
(1.64 $)
17.79 HK$
(2.28 $)
     +38.53 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.77 HK$
(2.02 $)
19.07 HK$
(2.44 $)
     +20.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$
(15.35 $)
117.24 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -2.30 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.67 HK$
(1.75 $)
17.03 HK$
(2.18 $)
     +24.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.10 HK$
(2.19 $)
20.23 HK$
(2.59 $)
     +18.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$
(7.29 $)
109.43 HK$
(14.00 $)
     +91.98 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.28 $)
21.49 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +114.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$
(63.97 $)
945.77 HK$
(121.00 $)
     +89.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.07 $)
19.54 HK$
(2.50 $)
     -18.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.75 $)
23.45 HK$
(3.00 $)
     +71.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(13.05 $)
234.49 HK$
(30.00 $)
     +129.89 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 59.73 HK$
(7.64 $)
23.47 HK$
(3.00 $)
     -60.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(31,984.58 $)
171,957.85 HK$
(22,000.00 $)
     -31.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 216,552.74 HK$
(27,705.40 $)
163,216.39 HK$
(20,881.63 $)
     -24.63 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,463.96 HK$
(187.30 $)
1,128.27 HK$
(144.35 $)
     -22.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.55 HK$
(0.07 $)
0.67 HK$
(0.09 $)
     +21.98 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 217.36 HK$
(27.81 $)
474.25 HK$
(60.68 $)
     +118.19 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 625.59 HK$
(80.04 $)
655.05 HK$
(83.81 $)
     +4.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 57.89 HK$
(7.41 $)
318.51 HK$
(40.75 $)
     +450.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(12.79 $)
125.06 HK$
(16.00 $)
     +25.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,456.31 HK$
(698.07 $)
18,259.29 HK$
(2,336.06 $)
     +234.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 124,986.36 HK$
(15,990.55 $)
256,747.35 HK$
(32,847.83 $)
     +105.42 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 618.58 HK$
(79.14 $)
413.56 HK$
(52.91 $)
     -33.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 296.40 HK$
(37.92 $)
306.54 HK$
(39.22 $)
     +3.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 641.79 HK$
(82.11 $)
697.97 HK$
(89.30 $)
     +8.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,020.14 HK$
(130.51 $)
985.64 HK$
(126.10 $)
     -3.38 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,424.09 HK$
(2,357.15 $)
24,294.85 HK$
(3,108.24 $)
     +31.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,189.43 HK$
(1,559.50 $)
15,415.90 HK$
(1,972.28 $)
     +26.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 37,325.37 HK$
(4,775.35 $)
50,742.54 HK$
(6,491.92 $)
     +35.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,962.96 HK$
(3,065.78 $)
25,605.57 HK$
(3,275.93 $)
     +6.85 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,258.01 HK$
(2,719.71 $)
10,265.28 HK$
(1,313.32 $)
     -51.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 13,749.03 HK$
(1,759.03 $)
4,339.33 HK$
(555.17 $)
     -68.44 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,065.16 HK$
(2,439.16 $)
35,002.11 HK$
(4,478.11 $)
     +83.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.40 4.20      +75.01 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:467545
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: HKD