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

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 26.14% higher than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 29.00% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 32.46% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 70.63% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 24.20% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 61.30% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
155.17 HK$
(20.00 $)
     +158.61 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(64.45 $)
775.83 HK$
(100.00 $)
     +55.17 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$
(5.16 $)
69.82 HK$
(9.00 $)
     +74.56 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.44 $)
55.08 HK$
(7.10 $)
     +10.17 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(6.44 $)
69.82 HK$
(9.00 $)
     +39.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.72 HK$
(4.73 $)
38.47 HK$
(4.96 $)
     +4.77 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.93 HK$
(1.15 $)
16.01 HK$
(2.06 $)
     +79.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.48 HK$
(0.96 $)
13.33 HK$
(1.72 $)
     +78.27 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.79 HK$
(11.44 $)
35.25 HK$
(4.54 $)
     -60.30 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.54 HK$
(1.74 $)
27.90 HK$
(3.60 $)
     +106.11 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.57 HK$
(0.98 $)
19.87 HK$
(2.56 $)
     +162.40 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.87 HK$
(3.59 $)
25.10 HK$
(3.24 $)
     -9.94 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.23 HK$
(8.54 $)
50.33 HK$
(6.49 $)
     -24.01 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.84 HK$
(4.62 $)
48.13 HK$
(6.20 $)
     +34.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 77.79 HK$
(10.03 $)
59.41 HK$
(7.66 $)
     -23.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.15 HK$
(1.82 $)
21.88 HK$
(2.82 $)
     +54.66 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.08 HK$
(1.04 $)
9.76 HK$
(1.26 $)
     +20.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.73 HK$
(1.64 $)
20.03 HK$
(2.58 $)
     +57.43 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.32 HK$
(1.20 $)
21.43 HK$
(2.76 $)
     +129.94 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.51 HK$
(1.10 $)
15.69 HK$
(2.02 $)
     +84.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.40 HK$
(1.21 $)
14.79 HK$
(1.91 $)
     +57.32 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.02 HK$
(1.16 $)
17.90 HK$
(2.31 $)
     +98.44 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.68 HK$
(1.63 $)
16.99 HK$
(2.19 $)
     +33.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(19.33 $)
116.37 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -22.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.58 HK$
(1.88 $)
24.54 HK$
(3.16 $)
     +68.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.91 HK$
(2.18 $)
24.02 HK$
(3.10 $)
     +42.00 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
116.37 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +93.96 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.29 $)
21.34 HK$
(2.75 $)
     +113.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$
(64.45 $)
985.30 HK$
(127.00 $)
     +97.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.09 $)
27.15 HK$
(3.50 $)
     +13.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.76 $)
23.27 HK$
(3.00 $)
     +70.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(13.15 $)
252.14 HK$
(32.50 $)
     +147.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 66.61 HK$
(8.59 $)
20.38 HK$
(2.63 $)
     -69.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(32,223.74 $)
178,439.86 HK$
(23,000.00 $)
     -28.62 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 237,515.17 HK$
(30,614.51 $)
166,543.33 HK$
(21,466.60 $)
     -29.88 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,798.85 HK$
(231.86 $)
1,242.88 HK$
(160.20 $)
     -30.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 HK$
(0.10 $)
0.85 HK$
(0.11 $)
     +11.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 181.74 HK$
(23.42 $)
509.77 HK$
(65.71 $)
     +180.50 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 569.65 HK$
(73.43 $)
686.94 HK$
(88.54 $)
     +20.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 78.03 HK$
(10.06 $)
281.24 HK$
(36.25 $)
     +260.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 99.00 HK$
(12.76 $)
124.13 HK$
(16.00 $)
     +25.39 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,948.84 HK$
(766.78 $)
20,557.11 HK$
(2,649.71 $)
     +245.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 132,174.36 HK$
(17,036.61 $)
295,630.35 HK$
(38,105.26 $)
     +123.67 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 605.59 HK$
(78.06 $)
474.11 HK$
(61.11 $)
     -21.71 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 280.15 HK$
(36.11 $)
324.39 HK$
(41.81 $)
     +15.79 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 696.51 HK$
(89.78 $)
693.50 HK$
(89.39 $)
     -0.43 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 903.99 HK$
(116.52 $)
1,025.24 HK$
(132.15 $)
     +13.41 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,164.10 HK$
(2,212.37 $)
23,968.53 HK$
(3,089.42 $)
     +39.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,035.71 HK$
(1,551.34 $)
15,407.37 HK$
(1,985.93 $)
     +28.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,712.33 HK$
(4,474.24 $)
49,280.39 HK$
(6,351.99 $)
     +41.97 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,095.89 HK$
(2,976.94 $)
26,596.27 HK$
(3,428.12 $)
     +15.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 22,687.32 HK$
(2,924.28 $)
11,527.71 HK$
(1,485.86 $)
     -49.19 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,678.02 HK$
(1,891.92 $)
5,930.85 HK$
(764.46 $)
     -59.59 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,869.96 HK$
(2,947.82 $)
47,589.39 HK$
(6,134.03 $)
     +108.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 3.71      +46.76 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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