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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 31.61% higher than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 43.69% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 58.66% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 82.33% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 22.62% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 47.76% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(7.65 $)
196.17 HK$
(25.00 $)
     +226.94 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(63.72 $)
706.20 HK$
(90.00 $)
     +41.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 45.00 HK$
(5.73 $)
78.47 HK$
(10.00 $)
     +74.37 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.37 $)
62.77 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +25.55 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(6.37 $)
78.47 HK$
(10.00 $)
     +56.93 %
Cappuccino (regular) 39.81 HK$
(5.07 $)
40.68 HK$
(5.18 $)
     +2.19 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.92 HK$
(1.26 $)
20.23 HK$
(2.58 $)
     +103.93 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 8.21 HK$
(1.05 $)
19.34 HK$
(2.47 $)
     +135.50 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 90.34 HK$
(11.51 $)
35.66 HK$
(4.54 $)
     -60.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.00 HK$
(2.04 $)
28.20 HK$
(3.59 $)
     +76.22 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 6.78 HK$
(0.86 $)
25.61 HK$
(3.26 $)
     +277.76 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.57 HK$
(3.51 $)
31.75 HK$
(4.05 $)
     +15.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 90.01 HK$
(11.47 $)
60.96 HK$
(7.77 $)
     -32.28 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.41 HK$
(4.26 $)
58.51 HK$
(7.46 $)
     +75.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 82.13 HK$
(10.47 $)
72.07 HK$
(9.18 $)
     -12.25 %
Apples (1 lb) 16.43 HK$
(2.09 $)
19.41 HK$
(2.47 $)
     +18.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.68 HK$
(1.11 $)
9.32 HK$
(1.19 $)
     +7.30 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.24 HK$
(1.69 $)
17.82 HK$
(2.27 $)
     +34.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.39 HK$
(1.32 $)
21.99 HK$
(2.80 $)
     +111.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.00 HK$
(1.15 $)
15.17 HK$
(1.93 $)
     +68.54 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.27 HK$
(1.18 $)
13.12 HK$
(1.67 $)
     +41.60 %
Lettuce (1 head) 12.59 HK$
(1.60 $)
21.34 HK$
(2.72 $)
     +69.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.26 HK$
(1.56 $)
18.88 HK$
(2.41 $)
     +54.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(19.12 $)
120.84 HK$
(15.40 $)
     -19.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.62 HK$
(1.86 $)
30.50 HK$
(3.89 $)
     +108.62 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.35 HK$
(2.72 $)
31.85 HK$
(4.06 $)
     +49.17 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 62.00 HK$
(7.90 $)
117.70 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +89.84 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 12.00 HK$
(1.53 $)
21.58 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +79.82 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$
(63.72 $)
1,012.21 HK$
(129.00 $)
     +102.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.06 $)
33.35 HK$
(4.25 $)
     +38.95 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 14.48 HK$
(1.85 $)
23.54 HK$
(3.00 $)
     +62.52 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 100.00 HK$
(12.74 $)
255.02 HK$
(32.50 $)
     +155.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 79.66 HK$
(10.15 $)
38.95 HK$
(4.96 $)
     -51.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 260,000.00 HK$
(33,135.29 $)
196,165.50 HK$
(25,000.00 $)
     -24.55 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 256,569.05 HK$
(32,698.03 $)
189,491.77 HK$
(24,149.48 $)
     -26.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,471.80 HK$
(187.57 $)
1,270.25 HK$
(161.88 $)
     -13.69 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.80 HK$
(0.10 $)
0.81 HK$
(0.10 $)
     +1.52 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 176.48 HK$
(22.49 $)
522.72 HK$
(66.62 $)
     +196.19 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 514.50 HK$
(65.57 $)
796.92 HK$
(101.56 $)
     +54.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 71.08 HK$
(9.06 $)
294.25 HK$
(37.50 $)
     +313.99 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 92.50 HK$
(11.79 $)
141.24 HK$
(18.00 $)
     +52.69 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,133.23 HK$
(781.64 $)
17,657.80 HK$
(2,250.37 $)
     +187.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 142,656.25 HK$
(18,180.60 $)
324,326.96 HK$
(41,333.33 $)
     +127.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 628.56 HK$
(80.11 $)
485.03 HK$
(61.81 $)
     -22.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 309.58 HK$
(39.45 $)
479.82 HK$
(61.15 $)
     +54.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 675.20 HK$
(86.05 $)
744.73 HK$
(94.91 $)
     +10.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,001.14 HK$
(127.59 $)
1,165.41 HK$
(148.52 $)
     +16.41 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,115.38 HK$
(2,181.24 $)
31,276.63 HK$
(3,986.00 $)
     +82.74 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,351.06 HK$
(1,574.06 $)
18,491.87 HK$
(2,356.67 $)
     +49.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 35,263.64 HK$
(4,494.12 $)
56,764.69 HK$
(7,234.29 $)
     +60.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,677.78 HK$
(3,017.58 $)
33,781.08 HK$
(4,305.18 $)
     +42.67 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 23,326.55 HK$
(2,972.82 $)
11,397.00 HK$
(1,452.47 $)
     -51.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,782.43 HK$
(1,883.92 $)
6,965.52 HK$
(887.71 $)
     -52.88 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,948.60 HK$
(3,052.09 $)
50,847.05 HK$
(6,480.12 $)
     +112.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.39 5.22      +118.61 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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