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

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.70% higher than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 37.13% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 58.15% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 56.21% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 19.56% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 90.67% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.72 $
(60.00 HK$)
20.00 $
(155.35 HK$)
     +158.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64.37 $
(500.00 HK$)
80.00 $
(621.39 HK$)
     +24.28 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.15 $
(40.00 HK$)
10.00 $
(77.67 HK$)
     +94.18 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.72 $
(60.00 HK$)
7.75 $
(60.20 HK$)
     +0.33 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.44 $
(50.00 HK$)
8.00 $
(62.14 HK$)
     +24.28 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.76 $
(37.00 HK$)
4.69 $
(36.40 HK$)
     -1.62 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 $
(8.98 HK$)
2.43 $
(18.89 HK$)
     +110.24 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 $
(7.52 HK$)
1.97 $
(15.28 HK$)
     +103.11 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.48 $
(89.14 HK$)
4.56 $
(35.44 HK$)
     -60.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 $
(13.50 HK$)
3.52 $
(27.34 HK$)
     +102.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 $
(7.40 HK$)
2.40 $
(18.61 HK$)
     +151.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.68 $
(28.60 HK$)
3.79 $
(29.44 HK$)
     +2.91 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.21 $
(63.77 HK$)
6.63 $
(51.47 HK$)
     -19.29 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.64 $
(36.01 HK$)
6.69 $
(51.99 HK$)
     +44.39 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.30 $
(80.01 HK$)
7.03 $
(54.64 HK$)
     -31.71 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.77 $
(13.77 HK$)
3.13 $
(24.30 HK$)
     +76.51 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.06 $
(8.27 HK$)
0.96 $
(7.46 HK$)
     -9.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 $
(12.65 HK$)
2.29 $
(17.82 HK$)
     +40.91 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 $
(9.32 HK$)
3.19 $
(24.76 HK$)
     +165.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 $
(8.45 HK$)
1.82 $
(14.14 HK$)
     +67.30 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.20 $
(9.31 HK$)
1.63 $
(12.67 HK$)
     +36.18 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.23 $
(9.52 HK$)
1.99 $
(15.45 HK$)
     +62.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $
(12.86 HK$)
1.99 $
(15.49 HK$)
     +20.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.31 $
(150.00 HK$)
15.00 $
(116.51 HK$)
     -22.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.98 $
(15.36 HK$)
2.84 $
(22.02 HK$)
     +43.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(17.84 HK$)
3.07 $
(23.87 HK$)
     +33.79 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.72 $
(60.00 HK$)
11.34 $
(88.12 HK$)
     +46.87 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.29 $
(10.00 HK$)
3.00 $
(23.30 HK$)
     +133.02 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.12 $
(482.50 HK$)
83.50 $
(648.57 HK$)
     +34.42 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.09 $
(24.00 HK$)
3.50 $
(27.19 HK$)
     +13.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.76 $
(13.68 HK$)
3.00 $
(23.30 HK$)
     +70.34 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.13 $
(102.00 HK$)
33.00 $
(256.32 HK$)
     +151.30 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.67 $
(67.33 HK$)
3.68 $
(28.57 HK$)
     -57.56 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,186.05 $
(250,000.00 HK$)
25,000.00 $
(194,183.50 HK$)
     -22.33 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,507.32 $
(236,960.74 HK$)
21,350.38 $
(165,835.62 HK$)
     -30.02 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227.24 $
(1,765.02 HK$)
167.07 $
(1,297.66 HK$)
     -26.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.79 HK$)
0.14 $
(1.10 HK$)
     +39.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23.42 $
(181.87 HK$)
64.79 $
(503.27 HK$)
     +176.72 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.34 $
(561.92 HK$)
83.36 $
(647.47 HK$)
     +15.23 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.48 $
(81.40 HK$)
21.86 $
(169.77 HK$)
     +108.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.87 $
(100.00 HK$)
15.00 $
(116.51 HK$)
     +16.51 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 774.53 $
(6,016.00 HK$)
2,418.75 $
(18,787.25 HK$)
     +212.29 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,056.52 $
(140,251.16 HK$)
34,088.17 $
(264,774.38 HK$)
     +88.79 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 77.85 $
(604.66 HK$)
56.23 $
(436.72 HK$)
     -27.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.49 $
(283.41 HK$)
42.58 $
(330.71 HK$)
     +16.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.48 $
(694.99 HK$)
87.70 $
(681.20 HK$)
     -1.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.77 $
(914.78 HK$)
140.42 $
(1,090.71 HK$)
     +19.23 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,176.24 $
(16,903.61 HK$)
3,157.05 $
(24,521.86 HK$)
     +45.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,559.72 $
(12,114.86 HK$)
2,543.59 $
(19,756.96 HK$)
     +63.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,504.40 $
(34,987.18 HK$)
7,459.29 $
(57,938.81 HK$)
     +65.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,992.88 $
(23,246.75 HK$)
4,605.56 $
(35,772.92 HK$)
     +53.88 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,947.08 $
(22,891.00 HK$)
1,265.75 $
(9,831.49 HK$)
     -57.05 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,908.93 $
(14,827.28 HK$)
905.81 $
(7,035.71 HK$)
     -52.55 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,928.93 $
(22,750.00 HK$)
7,657.94 $
(59,481.80 HK$)
     +161.46 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.51 3.64      +44.94 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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