Cost of Living Comparison Between Manchester and Hong Kong 

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 7.12% higher than in Manchester (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 38.18% higher than in Manchester
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 113.46% higher than in Manchester
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 33.13% lower than in Manchester
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 35.70% higher than in Manchester
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 26.92% lower than in Manchester
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Restaurants
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.50 £
(155.79 HK$)
5.58 £
(60.00 HK$)
     -61.49 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 £
(644.67 HK$)
46.54 £
(500.00 HK$)
     -22.44 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.65 £
(60.71 HK$)
3.72 £
(40.00 HK$)
     -34.11 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 £
(42.98 HK$)
4.65 £
(50.00 HK$)
     +16.34 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 £
(42.98 HK$)
4.65 £
(50.00 HK$)
     +16.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.80 £
(30.05 HK$)
3.42 £
(36.78 HK$)
     +22.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.26 £
(13.51 HK$)
0.84 £
(8.99 HK$)
     -33.41 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.92 £
(9.93 HK$)
0.70 £
(7.50 HK$)
     -24.42 %
Markets
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 £
(37.77 HK$)
8.28 £
(88.92 HK$)
     +135.43 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.89 £
(9.61 HK$)
1.26 £
(13.54 HK$)
     +40.89 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.65 £
(6.94 HK$)
0.70 £
(7.57 HK$)
     +9.12 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.05 £
(22.00 HK$)
2.59 £
(27.83 HK$)
     +26.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.35 £
(25.24 HK$)
6.16 £
(66.23 HK$)
     +162.44 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.43 £
(26.09 HK$)
3.34 £
(35.84 HK$)
     +37.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.64 £
(39.12 HK$)
7.24 £
(77.79 HK$)
     +98.84 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.93 £
(9.95 HK$)
1.32 £
(14.15 HK$)
     +42.25 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.58 £
(6.19 HK$)
0.75 £
(8.08 HK$)
     +30.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 £
(9.48 HK$)
1.18 £
(12.73 HK$)
     +34.17 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.78 £
(8.40 HK$)
0.87 £
(9.32 HK$)
     +10.98 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.58 £
(6.20 HK$)
0.79 £
(8.51 HK$)
     +37.36 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(5.62 HK$)
0.88 £
(9.40 HK$)
     +67.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.84 £
(8.97 HK$)
0.84 £
(9.02 HK$)
     +0.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.11 £
(11.93 HK$)
1.18 £
(12.68 HK$)
     +6.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7.00 £
(75.21 HK$)
13.96 £
(150.00 HK$)
     +99.44 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.99 £
(21.42 HK$)
1.36 £
(14.58 HK$)
     -31.94 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 £
(22.89 HK$)
1.57 £
(16.91 HK$)
     -26.10 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.75 £
(126.25 HK$)
5.58 £
(60.00 HK$)
     -52.47 %
Transportation
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.95 £
(31.70 HK$)
0.93 £
(10.00 HK$)
     -68.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.78 £
(749.77 HK$)
46.54 £
(500.00 HK$)
     -33.31 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.30 £
(24.71 HK$)
2.23 £
(24.00 HK$)
     -2.88 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.96 £
(21.10 HK$)
1.27 £
(13.68 HK$)
     -35.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.60 £
(199.85 HK$)
9.49 £
(102.00 HK$)
     -48.96 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.68 £
(50.27 HK$)
6.19 £
(66.53 HK$)
     +32.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(214,888.59 HK$)
23,267.87 £
(250,000.00 HK$)
     +16.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,294.14 £
(239,537.85 HK$)
22,269.76 £
(239,275.86 HK$)
     -0.11 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.00 £
(1,579.47 HK$)
168.50 £
(1,810.40 HK$)
     +14.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 £
(0.73 HK$)
0.07 £
(0.75 HK$)
     +2.17 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.18 £
(335.03 HK$)
16.84 £
(180.96 HK$)
     -45.99 %
Sports And Leisure
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 28.43 £
(305.44 HK$)
52.90 £
(568.40 HK$)
     +86.09 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.50 £
(102.07 HK$)
7.23 £
(77.66 HK$)
     -23.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 £
(75.21 HK$)
9.12 £
(98.00 HK$)
     +30.30 %
Childcare
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 999.92 £
(10,743.53 HK$)
553.67 £
(5,948.84 HK$)
     -44.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,680.00 £
(125,494.94 HK$)
12,301.66 £
(132,174.36 HK$)
     +5.32 %
Clothing And Shoes
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.73 £
(598.82 HK$)
56.36 £
(605.59 HK$)
     +1.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 29.11 £
(312.74 HK$)
26.07 £
(280.15 HK$)
     -10.42 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.47 £
(671.19 HK$)
64.83 £
(696.51 HK$)
     +3.77 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 55.96 £
(601.27 HK$)
84.14 £
(903.99 HK$)
     +50.34 %
Rent Per Month
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 844.13 £
(9,069.72 HK$)
1,585.56 £
(17,035.90 HK$)
     +87.83 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 557.74 £
(5,992.62 HK$)
1,120.13 £
(12,035.21 HK$)
     +100.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,438.46 £
(15,455.45 HK$)
3,189.58 £
(34,270.27 HK$)
     +121.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 926.67 £
(9,956.50 HK$)
2,143.16 £
(23,027.03 HK$)
     +131.28 %
Buy Apartment Price
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 346.96 £
(3,727.90 HK$)
2,131.82 £
(22,905.20 HK$)
     +514.43 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 241.46 £
(2,594.36 HK$)
1,373.04 £
(14,752.53 HK$)
     +468.64 %
Salaries And Financing
Manchester Edit Hong Kong Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,110.65 £
(22,677.78 HK$)
2,131.28 £
(22,899.37 HK$)
     +0.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.82 2.53      -10.36 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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