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

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Consumer Prices in San Francisco, CA are 16.77% higher than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Francisco, CA are 30.80% higher than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in San Francisco, CA are 47.32% higher than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in San Francisco, CA are 55.04% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in San Francisco, CA are 14.41% higher than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in San Francisco, CA is 103.27% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.74 $
(60.00 HK$)
19.00 $
(147.32 HK$)
     +145.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64.49 $
(500.00 HK$)
80.00 $
(620.29 HK$)
     +24.06 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.16 $
(40.00 HK$)
10.00 $
(77.54 HK$)
     +93.84 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 $
(50.00 HK$)
7.75 $
(60.09 HK$)
     +20.18 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.45 $
(50.00 HK$)
8.00 $
(62.03 HK$)
     +24.06 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.76 $
(36.95 HK$)
4.71 $
(36.55 HK$)
     -1.06 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 $
(9.00 HK$)
2.49 $
(19.32 HK$)
     +114.69 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 $
(7.58 HK$)
2.02 $
(15.68 HK$)
     +106.97 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.43 $
(88.65 HK$)
4.45 $
(34.53 HK$)
     -61.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.76 $
(13.65 HK$)
3.54 $
(27.43 HK$)
     +100.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.95 $
(7.38 HK$)
2.25 $
(17.48 HK$)
     +136.74 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.65 $
(28.28 HK$)
3.70 $
(28.70 HK$)
     +1.50 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.26 $
(64.03 HK$)
6.56 $
(50.85 HK$)
     -20.59 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.51 $
(34.99 HK$)
6.44 $
(49.93 HK$)
     +42.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.07 $
(78.11 HK$)
6.71 $
(52.02 HK$)
     -33.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 $
(13.82 HK$)
2.76 $
(21.39 HK$)
     +54.80 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $
(7.99 HK$)
0.83 $
(6.41 HK$)
     -19.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.64 $
(12.74 HK$)
1.98 $
(15.33 HK$)
     +20.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.18 $
(9.16 HK$)
3.06 $
(23.75 HK$)
     +159.24 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $
(8.63 HK$)
1.82 $
(14.11 HK$)
     +63.53 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.23 $
(9.50 HK$)
1.59 $
(12.31 HK$)
     +29.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.16 $
(9.02 HK$)
1.99 $
(15.45 HK$)
     +71.34 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $
(13.26 HK$)
1.96 $
(15.16 HK$)
     +14.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.35 $
(150.00 HK$)
15.00 $
(116.30 HK$)
     -22.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $
(14.21 HK$)
2.69 $
(20.86 HK$)
     +46.85 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.21 $
(17.11 HK$)
2.80 $
(21.71 HK$)
     +26.92 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.80 $
(60.50 HK$)
11.00 $
(85.29 HK$)
     +40.97 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.29 $
(10.00 HK$)
3.00 $
(23.26 HK$)
     +132.61 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.06 $
(496.70 HK$)
81.00 $
(628.04 HK$)
     +26.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $
(24.00 HK$)
3.50 $
(27.14 HK$)
     +13.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.76 $
(13.68 HK$)
3.00 $
(23.26 HK$)
     +70.04 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.16 $
(102.00 HK$)
33.00 $
(255.87 HK$)
     +150.85 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.54 $
(66.21 HK$)
3.68 $
(28.57 HK$)
     -56.86 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,243.09 $
(250,000.00 HK$)
23,010.00 $
(178,410.34 HK$)
     -28.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,024.52 $
(240,551.72 HK$)
21,357.24 $
(165,595.48 HK$)
     -31.16 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 226.59 $
(1,756.88 HK$)
159.12 $
(1,233.78 HK$)
     -29.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.74 HK$)
0.14 $
(1.10 HK$)
     +49.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 23.69 $
(183.69 HK$)
69.99 $
(542.68 HK$)
     +195.43 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 72.58 $
(562.77 HK$)
84.10 $
(652.09 HK$)
     +15.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.08 $
(78.15 HK$)
23.50 $
(182.21 HK$)
     +133.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.64 $
(98.00 HK$)
15.00 $
(116.30 HK$)
     +18.68 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 751.80 $
(5,829.18 HK$)
2,358.33 $
(18,285.57 HK$)
     +213.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,112.79 $
(132,685.71 HK$)
32,892.14 $
(255,032.52 HK$)
     +92.21 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.15 $
(605.94 HK$)
57.08 $
(442.55 HK$)
     -26.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.13 $
(280.11 HK$)
42.48 $
(329.36 HK$)
     +17.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.59 $
(679.14 HK$)
91.59 $
(710.12 HK$)
     +4.56 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.23 $
(901.21 HK$)
143.19 $
(1,110.20 HK$)
     +23.19 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,259.88 $
(17,522.22 HK$)
3,337.48 $
(25,877.51 HK$)
     +47.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,567.18 $
(12,151.32 HK$)
2,695.60 $
(20,900.60 HK$)
     +72.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,597.69 $
(35,648.65 HK$)
6,301.61 $
(48,860.14 HK$)
     +37.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,018.65 $
(23,405.41 HK$)
4,524.14 $
(35,078.36 HK$)
     +49.87 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,991.31 $
(23,193.45 HK$)
1,362.43 $
(10,563.75 HK$)
     -54.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,886.03 $
(14,623.54 HK$)
931.57 $
(7,223.01 HK$)
     -50.61 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit San Francisco, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,904.39 $
(22,519.45 HK$)
7,722.11 $
(59,874.16 HK$)
     +165.88 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.54 3.71      +46.15 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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