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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 33.86% higher than in Hong Kong
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 30.98% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 27.93% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 85.24% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 32.96% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 31.73% higher than in Hong Kong
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  Hong KongNew York, NYDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$
(6.37 $)
157.00 HK$
(20.00 $)
     +213.99 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 360.00 HK$
(45.86 $)
627.99 HK$
(80.00 $)
     +74.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$
(4.46 $)
63.98 HK$
(8.15 $)
     +82.79 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.37 $)
54.95 HK$
(7.00 $)
     +9.90 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 60.00 HK$
(7.64 $)
62.80 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +4.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 34.70 HK$
(4.42 $)
34.01 HK$
(4.33 $)
     -1.99 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.05 HK$
(1.15 $)
16.57 HK$
(2.11 $)
     +83.11 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.45 HK$
(0.95 $)
13.33 HK$
(1.70 $)
     +78.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.19 HK$
(11.23 $)
35.10 HK$
(4.47 $)
     -60.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 17.28 HK$
(2.20 $)
28.17 HK$
(3.59 $)
     +63.02 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.26 HK$
(0.92 $)
24.59 HK$
(3.13 $)
     +238.78 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 24.70 HK$
(3.15 $)
27.17 HK$
(3.46 $)
     +9.96 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 62.54 HK$
(7.97 $)
57.74 HK$
(7.36 $)
     -7.68 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 35.25 HK$
(4.49 $)
46.79 HK$
(5.96 $)
     +32.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 71.15 HK$
(9.06 $)
56.62 HK$
(7.21 $)
     -20.43 %
Apples (1 lb) 10.90 HK$
(1.39 $)
24.80 HK$
(3.16 $)
     +127.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.18 HK$
(1.04 $)
8.43 HK$
(1.07 $)
     +3.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.15 HK$
(1.17 $)
19.48 HK$
(2.48 $)
     +112.80 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.00 HK$
(1.15 $)
22.57 HK$
(2.88 $)
     +150.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.87 HK$
(1.13 $)
12.99 HK$
(1.66 $)
     +46.44 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.96 HK$
(1.01 $)
11.46 HK$
(1.46 $)
     +43.98 %
Lettuce (1 head) 13.00 HK$
(1.66 $)
17.89 HK$
(2.28 $)
     +37.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.73 HK$
(2.00 $)
19.61 HK$
(2.50 $)
     +24.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$
(15.29 $)
117.75 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -1.88 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 15.18 HK$
(1.93 $)
19.62 HK$
(2.50 $)
     +29.31 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.27 HK$
(2.20 $)
21.03 HK$
(2.68 $)
     +21.77 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$
(7.26 $)
109.90 HK$
(14.00 $)
     +92.80 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.27 $)
21.59 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +115.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 470.00 HK$
(59.87 $)
949.83 HK$
(121.00 $)
     +102.09 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.06 $)
19.62 HK$
(2.50 $)
     -18.23 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.74 $)
21.59 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +57.81 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(12.99 $)
235.50 HK$
(30.00 $)
     +130.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 58.78 HK$
(7.49 $)
23.20 HK$
(2.96 $)
     -60.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 224,000.00 HK$
(28,535.58 $)
180,546.55 HK$
(23,000.00 $)
     -19.40 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 216,874.20 HK$
(27,627.81 $)
161,045.07 HK$
(20,515.69 $)
     -25.74 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,269.17 HK$
(161.68 $)
1,008.06 HK$
(128.42 $)
     -20.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.49 HK$
(0.06 $)
0.71 HK$
(0.09 $)
     +46.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 210.20 HK$
(26.78 $)
468.29 HK$
(59.66 $)
     +122.78 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 588.87 HK$
(75.02 $)
559.56 HK$
(71.28 $)
     -4.98 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 56.52 HK$
(7.20 $)
330.87 HK$
(42.15 $)
     +485.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(12.74 $)
123.64 HK$
(15.75 $)
     +23.64 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,841.11 HK$
(616.71 $)
15,943.39 HK$
(2,031.04 $)
     +229.33 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 121,133.33 HK$
(15,431.29 $)
242,909.25 HK$
(30,944.44 $)
     +100.53 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 605.69 HK$
(77.16 $)
402.90 HK$
(51.33 $)
     -33.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 280.30 HK$
(35.71 $)
317.91 HK$
(40.50 $)
     +13.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 666.57 HK$
(84.91 $)
666.81 HK$
(84.95 $)
     +0.04 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,043.61 HK$
(132.95 $)
974.95 HK$
(124.20 $)
     -6.58 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,561.97 HK$
(2,364.63 $)
24,954.35 HK$
(3,178.96 $)
     +34.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,942.44 HK$
(1,521.36 $)
15,254.63 HK$
(1,943.30 $)
     +27.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 36,801.15 HK$
(4,688.13 $)
49,134.31 HK$
(6,259.27 $)
     +33.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,086.67 HK$
(2,941.03 $)
26,308.99 HK$
(3,351.53 $)
     +13.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 20,500.36 HK$
(2,611.56 $)
10,051.05 HK$
(1,280.41 $)
     -50.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 12,732.22 HK$
(1,621.97 $)
4,707.42 HK$
(599.68 $)
     -63.03 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,378.74 HK$
(2,468.68 $)
33,435.75 HK$
(4,259.41 $)
     +72.54 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 4.10      +74.85 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:410547
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: HKD