Cost of Living Comparison Between Los Angeles, CA and Hong Kong 

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 1.30% higher than in Los Angeles, CA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 0.20% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 2.00% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 35.94% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 10.37% higher than in Los Angeles, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 43.59% lower than in Los Angeles, CA
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Restaurants
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(155.98 HK$)
7.69 $
(60.00 HK$)
     -61.53 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(623.91 HK$)
64.11 $
(500.00 HK$)
     -19.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $
(70.19 HK$)
5.13 $
(40.00 HK$)
     -43.01 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(62.39 HK$)
7.69 $
(60.00 HK$)
     -3.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(62.39 HK$)
6.41 $
(50.00 HK$)
     -19.86 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.84 $
(37.73 HK$)
4.84 $
(37.77 HK$)
     +0.11 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.39 $
(18.61 HK$)
1.17 $
(9.09 HK$)
     -51.14 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $
(17.56 HK$)
1.02 $
(7.92 HK$)
     -54.92 %
Markets
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.68 $
(28.67 HK$)
11.48 $
(89.50 HK$)
     +212.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(25.25 HK$)
1.85 $
(14.41 HK$)
     -42.93 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.08 $
(16.25 HK$)
0.94 $
(7.35 HK$)
     -54.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.40 $
(26.55 HK$)
3.52 $
(27.42 HK$)
     +3.28 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.76 $
(44.89 HK$)
10.50 $
(81.89 HK$)
     +82.42 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.53 $
(43.16 HK$)
4.67 $
(36.38 HK$)
     -15.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.95 $
(54.17 HK$)
10.22 $
(79.70 HK$)
     +47.12 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(13.95 HK$)
1.92 $
(15.01 HK$)
     +7.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(5.47 HK$)
1.03 $
(8.06 HK$)
     +47.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.48 $
(11.55 HK$)
1.58 $
(12.29 HK$)
     +6.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $
(13.79 HK$)
1.19 $
(9.25 HK$)
     -32.92 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.09 $
(8.49 HK$)
1.10 $
(8.56 HK$)
     +0.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.95 $
(7.45 HK$)
1.09 $
(8.54 HK$)
     +14.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.74 $
(13.56 HK$)
1.61 $
(12.58 HK$)
     -7.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(13.77 HK$)
1.63 $
(12.70 HK$)
     -7.75 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(93.59 HK$)
16.67 $
(130.00 HK$)
     +38.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.49 $
(19.41 HK$)
2.22 $
(17.30 HK$)
     -10.86 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.38 $
(18.58 HK$)
2.59 $
(20.21 HK$)
     +8.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(77.99 HK$)
7.69 $
(60.00 HK$)
     -23.07 %
Transportation
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(13.65 HK$)
1.28 $
(10.00 HK$)
     -26.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $
(779.89 HK$)
64.11 $
(500.00 HK$)
     -35.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(23.40 HK$)
3.08 $
(24.00 HK$)
     +2.58 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(21.06 HK$)
1.86 $
(14.48 HK$)
     -31.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.19 $
(227.65 HK$)
13.08 $
(102.00 HK$)
     -55.19 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.19 $
(32.72 HK$)
9.15 $
(71.36 HK$)
     +118.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $
(194,971.75 HK$)
35,261.52 $
(275,000.00 HK$)
     +41.05 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,982.30 $
(171,437.12 HK$)
31,878.07 $
(248,612.90 HK$)
     +45.02 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.06 $
(1,154.69 HK$)
236.14 $
(1,841.66 HK$)
     +59.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $
(0.93 HK$)
0.10 $
(0.82 HK$)
     -11.60 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.56 $
(511.31 HK$)
25.77 $
(200.98 HK$)
     -60.69 %
Sports And Leisure
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.90 $
(350.17 HK$)
82.46 $
(643.12 HK$)
     +83.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 9.52 $
(74.22 HK$)
10.67 $
(83.24 HK$)
     +12.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(116.98 HK$)
12.82 $
(100.00 HK$)
     -14.52 %
Childcare
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,185.02 $
(9,241.79 HK$)
846.47 $
(6,601.51 HK$)
     -28.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,429.57 $
(198,321.89 HK$)
19,131.67 $
(149,205.41 HK$)
     -24.77 %
Clothing And Shoes
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.90 $
(428.13 HK$)
76.04 $
(593.00 HK$)
     +38.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.73 $
(333.25 HK$)
34.23 $
(266.98 HK$)
     -19.89 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.64 $
(667.92 HK$)
92.06 $
(717.94 HK$)
     +7.49 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 130.03 $
(1,014.12 HK$)
113.84 $
(887.83 HK$)
     -12.45 %
Rent Per Month
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,208.79 $
(17,226.10 HK$)
2,244.75 $
(17,506.49 HK$)
     +1.63 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,646.61 $
(12,841.67 HK$)
1,540.63 $
(12,015.15 HK$)
     -6.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,487.15 $
(34,994.72 HK$)
4,575.17 $
(35,681.16 HK$)
     +1.96 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,254.37 $
(25,380.40 HK$)
3,004.26 $
(23,429.85 HK$)
     -7.69 %
Buy Apartment Price
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 847.60 $
(6,610.33 HK$)
3,059.19 $
(23,858.25 HK$)
     +260.92 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 548.37 $
(4,276.67 HK$)
2,135.03 $
(16,650.80 HK$)
     +289.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Los Angeles, CA Edit Hong Kong Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,587.72 $
(43,577.90 HK$)
3,145.46 $
(24,531.03 HK$)
     -43.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.27 2.36      -27.84 %
Last update: November 2021November 2021
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