Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and San Francisco, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 17.29% higher than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 35.34% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 57.14% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 53.34% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 15.94% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 97.18% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
139.66 HK$
(18.00 $)
     +132.76 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(64.44 $)
620.70 HK$
(80.00 $)
     +24.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$
(5.16 $)
77.59 HK$
(10.00 $)
     +93.97 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.44 $)
62.07 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +24.14 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(6.44 $)
65.95 HK$
(8.50 $)
     +31.90 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.72 HK$
(4.73 $)
37.44 HK$
(4.83 $)
     +1.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.93 HK$
(1.15 $)
19.33 HK$
(2.49 $)
     +116.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.48 HK$
(0.96 $)
15.95 HK$
(2.06 $)
     +113.35 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.79 HK$
(11.44 $)
34.27 HK$
(4.42 $)
     -61.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.54 HK$
(1.74 $)
26.75 HK$
(3.45 $)
     +97.60 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.57 HK$
(0.98 $)
18.24 HK$
(2.35 $)
     +140.86 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.87 HK$
(3.59 $)
28.93 HK$
(3.73 $)
     +3.80 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.23 HK$
(8.54 $)
50.88 HK$
(6.56 $)
     -23.18 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.84 HK$
(4.62 $)
50.15 HK$
(6.46 $)
     +39.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 77.79 HK$
(10.03 $)
51.55 HK$
(6.64 $)
     -33.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.15 HK$
(1.82 $)
22.69 HK$
(2.92 $)
     +60.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.08 HK$
(1.04 $)
6.69 HK$
(0.86 $)
     -17.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.73 HK$
(1.64 $)
17.11 HK$
(2.21 $)
     +34.49 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.32 HK$
(1.20 $)
24.16 HK$
(3.11 $)
     +159.29 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.51 HK$
(1.10 $)
14.12 HK$
(1.82 $)
     +65.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.40 HK$
(1.21 $)
12.43 HK$
(1.60 $)
     +32.24 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.02 HK$
(1.16 $)
15.23 HK$
(1.96 $)
     +68.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.68 HK$
(1.63 $)
15.17 HK$
(1.96 $)
     +19.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(19.33 $)
116.38 HK$
(15.00 $)
     -22.41 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.58 HK$
(1.88 $)
21.30 HK$
(2.74 $)
     +46.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.91 HK$
(2.18 $)
21.73 HK$
(2.80 $)
     +28.48 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$
(7.73 $)
88.02 HK$
(11.34 $)
     +46.71 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.29 $)
23.28 HK$
(3.00 $)
     +132.76 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$
(64.44 $)
659.50 HK$
(85.00 $)
     +31.90 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.09 $)
27.16 HK$
(3.50 $)
     +13.15 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.76 $)
23.28 HK$
(3.00 $)
     +70.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(13.15 $)
256.04 HK$
(33.00 $)
     +151.02 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 66.61 HK$
(8.59 $)
27.71 HK$
(3.57 $)
     -58.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(32,221.56 $)
190,090.11 HK$
(24,500.00 $)
     -23.96 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 237,515.17 HK$
(30,612.44 $)
169,600.54 HK$
(21,859.18 $)
     -28.59 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,798.85 HK$
(231.85 $)
1,289.93 HK$
(166.25 $)
     -28.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 HK$
(0.10 $)
1.10 HK$
(0.14 $)
     +44.49 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 181.74 HK$
(23.42 $)
534.99 HK$
(68.95 $)
     +194.38 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 569.65 HK$
(73.42 $)
651.09 HK$
(83.92 $)
     +14.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 78.03 HK$
(10.06 $)
169.58 HK$
(21.86 $)
     +117.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 99.00 HK$
(12.76 $)
116.38 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +17.56 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,948.84 HK$
(766.72 $)
18,525.79 HK$
(2,387.72 $)
     +211.42 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 132,174.36 HK$
(17,035.46 $)
260,509.99 HK$
(33,576.15 $)
     +97.10 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 605.59 HK$
(78.05 $)
442.85 HK$
(57.08 $)
     -26.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 280.15 HK$
(36.11 $)
332.01 HK$
(42.79 $)
     +18.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 696.51 HK$
(89.77 $)
701.70 HK$
(90.44 $)
     +0.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 903.99 HK$
(116.51 $)
1,098.98 HK$
(141.64 $)
     +21.57 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,164.10 HK$
(2,212.22 $)
24,723.13 HK$
(3,186.47 $)
     +44.04 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,035.71 HK$
(1,551.24 $)
20,309.78 HK$
(2,617.65 $)
     +68.75 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,712.33 HK$
(4,473.94 $)
55,879.84 HK$
(7,202.14 $)
     +60.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,095.89 HK$
(2,976.74 $)
35,807.95 HK$
(4,615.15 $)
     +55.04 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 22,786.76 HK$
(2,936.90 $)
10,441.35 HK$
(1,345.75 $)
     -54.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,743.70 HK$
(1,900.26 $)
7,292.26 HK$
(939.87 $)
     -50.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,869.96 HK$
(2,947.62 $)
61,029.59 HK$
(7,865.87 $)
     +166.85 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 3.71      +46.59 %
Last update: March 2021February 2021
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