Cost of Living Comparison Between Taipei and Hong Kong 

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 22.86% higher than in Taipei
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 74.13% higher than in Taipei
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 239.64% higher than in Taipei
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 91.55% higher than in Taipei
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 3.46% higher than in Taipei
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 5.95% higher than in Taipei
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Restaurants Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 32.55 HK$
(120.00 NT$)
60.00 HK$
(221.23 NT$)
     +84.35 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 216.97 HK$
(800.00 NT$)
500.00 HK$
(1,843.54 NT$)
     +130.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 37.97 HK$
(140.00 NT$)
40.00 HK$
(147.48 NT$)
     +5.35 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 16.27 HK$
(60.00 NT$)
56.50 HK$
(208.32 NT$)
     +247.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 21.70 HK$
(80.00 NT$)
60.00 HK$
(221.23 NT$)
     +176.53 %
Cappuccino (regular) 27.11 HK$
(99.97 NT$)
36.76 HK$
(135.53 NT$)
     +35.58 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 7.53 HK$
(27.76 NT$)
9.15 HK$
(33.74 NT$)
     +21.51 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 5.84 HK$
(21.54 NT$)
7.70 HK$
(28.39 NT$)
     +31.78 %
Markets Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 94.83 HK$
(349.66 NT$)
88.10 HK$
(324.84 NT$)
     -7.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.64 HK$
(50.30 NT$)
13.89 HK$
(51.23 NT$)
     +1.86 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.83 HK$
(43.62 NT$)
7.36 HK$
(27.15 NT$)
     -37.75 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 20.10 HK$
(74.12 NT$)
28.07 HK$
(103.49 NT$)
     +39.63 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 79.11 HK$
(291.69 NT$)
64.35 HK$
(237.28 NT$)
     -18.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 33.86 HK$
(124.86 NT$)
35.12 HK$
(129.49 NT$)
     +3.71 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 69.25 HK$
(255.35 NT$)
76.90 HK$
(283.52 NT$)
     +11.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 16.61 HK$
(61.24 NT$)
14.05 HK$
(51.80 NT$)
     -15.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.13 HK$
(29.97 NT$)
7.94 HK$
(29.26 NT$)
     -2.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.52 HK$
(35.09 NT$)
13.02 HK$
(48.00 NT$)
     +36.78 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.86 HK$
(40.06 NT$)
9.43 HK$
(34.77 NT$)
     -13.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.75 HK$
(32.27 NT$)
8.65 HK$
(31.89 NT$)
     -1.16 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.63 HK$
(28.12 NT$)
9.28 HK$
(34.21 NT$)
     +21.63 %
Lettuce (1 head) 14.28 HK$
(52.67 NT$)
8.98 HK$
(33.10 NT$)
     -37.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 9.96 HK$
(36.73 NT$)
13.76 HK$
(50.74 NT$)
     +38.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 122.05 HK$
(450.00 NT$)
150.00 HK$
(553.06 NT$)
     +22.90 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.53 HK$
(49.88 NT$)
13.87 HK$
(51.14 NT$)
     +2.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.67 HK$
(68.83 NT$)
16.91 HK$
(62.34 NT$)
     -9.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 32.55 HK$
(120.00 NT$)
60.00 HK$
(221.23 NT$)
     +84.35 %
Transportation Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 5.42 HK$
(20.00 NT$)
10.00 HK$
(36.87 NT$)
     +84.35 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 347.16 HK$
(1,280.00 NT$)
500.00 HK$
(1,843.54 NT$)
     +44.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 18.99 HK$
(70.00 NT$)
24.00 HK$
(88.49 NT$)
     +26.41 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 10.91 HK$
(40.23 NT$)
13.68 HK$
(50.44 NT$)
     +25.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 67.80 HK$
(250.00 NT$)
102.00 HK$
(376.08 NT$)
     +50.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 30.04 HK$
(110.74 NT$)
66.34 HK$
(244.60 NT$)
     +120.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 244,095.23 HK$
(900,000.00 NT$)
250,000.00 HK$
(921,771.39 NT$)
     +2.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 193,236.63 HK$
(712,480.00 NT$)
235,060.67 HK$
(866,688.79 NT$)
     +21.64 %
Utilities (Monthly) Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 655.37 HK$
(2,416.40 NT$)
1,754.07 HK$
(6,467.40 NT$)
     +167.65 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.30 HK$
(4.78 NT$)
0.70 HK$
(2.59 NT$)
     -45.86 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 175.95 HK$
(648.75 NT$)
190.51 HK$
(702.41 NT$)
     +8.27 %
Sports And Leisure Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 358.65 HK$
(1,322.36 NT$)
596.36 HK$
(2,198.82 NT$)
     +66.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 107.85 HK$
(397.64 NT$)
75.91 HK$
(279.90 NT$)
     -29.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 81.37 HK$
(300.00 NT$)
100.00 HK$
(368.71 NT$)
     +22.90 %
Childcare Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,426.65 HK$
(16,321.43 NT$)
5,860.65 HK$
(21,608.74 NT$)
     +32.39 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 118,097.90 HK$
(435,437.05 NT$)
136,495.42 HK$
(503,270.28 NT$)
     +15.58 %
Clothing And Shoes Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 647.55 HK$
(2,387.58 NT$)
611.05 HK$
(2,252.99 NT$)
     -5.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 276.89 HK$
(1,020.93 NT$)
283.35 HK$
(1,044.75 NT$)
     +2.33 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 757.81 HK$
(2,794.12 NT$)
684.84 HK$
(2,525.05 NT$)
     -9.63 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 934.67 HK$
(3,446.21 NT$)
925.75 HK$
(3,413.33 NT$)
     -0.95 %
Rent Per Month Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,711.73 HK$
(17,372.55 NT$)
18,029.76 HK$
(66,477.27 NT$)
     +282.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,149.13 HK$
(11,611.11 NT$)
12,462.03 HK$
(45,948.55 NT$)
     +295.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,628.64 HK$
(42,875.79 NT$)
35,493.15 HK$
(130,866.28 NT$)
     +205.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,037.44 HK$
(25,947.65 NT$)
24,111.11 HK$
(88,899.73 NT$)
     +242.61 %
Buy Apartment Price Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,530.81 HK$
(35,140.91 NT$)
23,639.84 HK$
(87,162.11 NT$)
     +148.04 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,518.48 HK$
(20,347.09 NT$)
14,756.30 HK$
(54,407.73 NT$)
     +167.40 %
Salaries And Financing Taipei[ Edit ] Hong Kong[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,500.01 HK$
(46,088.61 NT$)
23,061.96 HK$
(85,031.43 NT$)
     +84.50 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 1.82 2.57      +40.81 %
Last update: October 2020October 2020
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