Cost of Living Comparison Between Australia and Hong Kong Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Hong Kong are 0.64% lower than in Australia (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Hong Kong are 28.72% higher than in Australia
Rent Prices in Hong Kong are 99.92% higher than in Australia
Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 20.08% lower than in Australia
Groceries Prices in Hong Kong are 6.22% higher than in Australia
Local Purchasing Power in Hong Kong is 36.48% lower than in Australia
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Restaurants
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 A$
(116.10 HK$)
10.34 A$
(60.00 HK$)
     -48.32 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 A$
(522.43 HK$)
86.14 A$
(500.00 HK$)
     -4.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 A$
(69.66 HK$)
6.89 A$
(40.00 HK$)
     -42.58 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 A$
(46.44 HK$)
10.34 A$
(60.00 HK$)
     +29.20 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 9.00 A$
(52.24 HK$)
8.61 A$
(50.00 HK$)
     -4.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.50 A$
(26.11 HK$)
6.43 A$
(37.32 HK$)
     +42.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.33 A$
(19.34 HK$)
1.57 A$
(9.09 HK$)
     -52.98 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 A$
(16.45 HK$)
1.28 A$
(7.45 HK$)
     -54.68 %
Markets
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.22 A$
(36.12 HK$)
15.56 A$
(90.30 HK$)
     +150.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 A$
(14.69 HK$)
2.39 A$
(13.85 HK$)
     -5.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.24 A$
(7.18 HK$)
1.27 A$
(7.35 HK$)
     +2.42 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.74 A$
(27.53 HK$)
4.94 A$
(28.69 HK$)
     +4.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.91 A$
(28.52 HK$)
11.68 A$
(67.82 HK$)
     +137.82 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.91 A$
(28.52 HK$)
6.23 A$
(36.15 HK$)
     +26.78 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.27 A$
(47.99 HK$)
13.98 A$
(81.17 HK$)
     +69.16 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 A$
(12.13 HK$)
2.48 A$
(14.39 HK$)
     +18.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.54 A$
(8.96 HK$)
1.45 A$
(8.42 HK$)
     -6.09 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.69 A$
(9.82 HK$)
2.27 A$
(13.19 HK$)
     +34.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.27 A$
(13.21 HK$)
1.61 A$
(9.36 HK$)
     -29.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 A$
(8.57 HK$)
1.53 A$
(8.90 HK$)
     +3.87 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 A$
(6.90 HK$)
1.61 A$
(9.36 HK$)
     +35.71 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.71 A$
(15.74 HK$)
1.69 A$
(9.82 HK$)
     -37.65 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.29 A$
(13.29 HK$)
2.22 A$
(12.90 HK$)
     -2.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 A$
(87.07 HK$)
25.84 A$
(150.00 HK$)
     +72.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.36 A$
(31.13 HK$)
2.75 A$
(15.95 HK$)
     -48.75 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.93 A$
(34.43 HK$)
3.12 A$
(18.13 HK$)
     -47.34 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 35.00 A$
(203.17 HK$)
10.34 A$
(60.00 HK$)
     -70.47 %
Transportation
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.30 A$
(24.96 HK$)
1.72 A$
(10.00 HK$)
     -59.94 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 A$
(870.72 HK$)
84.84 A$
(492.50 HK$)
     -43.44 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.20 A$
(24.38 HK$)
4.13 A$
(24.00 HK$)
     -1.56 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.48 A$
(20.18 HK$)
2.36 A$
(13.68 HK$)
     -32.21 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 A$
(290.24 HK$)
17.57 A$
(102.00 HK$)
     -64.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.39 A$
(31.30 HK$)
11.65 A$
(67.65 HK$)
     +116.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 A$
(162,534.11 HK$)
43,067.88 A$
(250,000.00 HK$)
     +53.81 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,686.65 A$
(149,105.60 HK$)
40,685.78 A$
(236,172.41 HK$)
     +58.39 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 220.97 A$
(1,282.70 HK$)
319.66 A$
(1,855.57 HK$)
     +44.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.43 A$
(2.50 HK$)
0.13 A$
(0.78 HK$)
     -68.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 76.28 A$
(442.78 HK$)
31.79 A$
(184.51 HK$)
     -58.33 %
Sports And Leisure
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 64.91 A$
(376.80 HK$)
95.77 A$
(555.93 HK$)
     +47.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.53 A$
(119.17 HK$)
14.49 A$
(84.09 HK$)
     -29.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 A$
(104.49 HK$)
17.23 A$
(100.00 HK$)
     -4.29 %
Childcare
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,880.10 A$
(10,913.61 HK$)
1,041.72 A$
(6,046.94 HK$)
     -44.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 17,053.89 A$
(98,994.27 HK$)
24,222.22 A$
(140,604.88 HK$)
     +42.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 99.15 A$
(575.57 HK$)
101.70 A$
(590.37 HK$)
     +2.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 60.37 A$
(350.46 HK$)
48.03 A$
(278.80 HK$)
     -20.45 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 135.67 A$
(787.55 HK$)
120.97 A$
(702.23 HK$)
     -10.83 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 140.53 A$
(815.74 HK$)
158.81 A$
(921.84 HK$)
     +13.01 %
Rent Per Month
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,643.04 A$
(9,537.50 HK$)
2,968.37 A$
(17,230.77 HK$)
     +80.66 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,270.17 A$
(7,373.05 HK$)
2,117.93 A$
(12,294.12 HK$)
     +66.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,797.81 A$
(16,240.70 HK$)
6,153.25 A$
(35,718.31 HK$)
     +119.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,926.85 A$
(11,184.96 HK$)
4,030.18 A$
(23,394.37 HK$)
     +109.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 759.89 A$
(4,411.01 HK$)
4,005.65 A$
(23,251.98 HK$)
     +427.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 542.47 A$
(3,148.94 HK$)
2,599.31 A$
(15,088.46 HK$)
     +379.16 %
Salaries And Financing
Australia Edit Hong Kong Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,832.87 A$
(28,053.80 HK$)
3,951.51 A$
(22,937.68 HK$)
     -18.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.68 2.48      -32.64 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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