Cost of Living Comparison Between Hong Kong and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 10.12% lower than in Hong Kong (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.04% lower than in Hong Kong
Rent Prices in United States are 43.20% lower than in Hong Kong
Restaurant Prices in United States are 19.98% higher than in Hong Kong
Groceries Prices in United States are 14.55% lower than in Hong Kong
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 57.93% higher than in Hong Kong
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Restaurants
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$
(7.74 $)
116.35 HK$
(15.00 $)
     +93.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$
(64.46 $)
457.63 HK$
(59.00 $)
     -8.47 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$
(5.16 $)
62.05 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +55.13 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$
(6.45 $)
38.78 HK$
(5.00 $)
     -22.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 HK$
(6.45 $)
46.54 HK$
(6.00 $)
     -6.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 36.76 HK$
(4.74 $)
33.12 HK$
(4.27 $)
     -9.89 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 8.94 HK$
(1.15 $)
14.72 HK$
(1.90 $)
     +64.57 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.44 HK$
(0.96 $)
11.90 HK$
(1.53 $)
     +59.97 %
Markets
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.68 HK$
(11.43 $)
25.03 HK$
(3.23 $)
     -71.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.43 HK$
(1.73 $)
19.08 HK$
(2.46 $)
     +42.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.65 HK$
(0.99 $)
14.05 HK$
(1.81 $)
     +83.62 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 28.39 HK$
(3.66 $)
17.95 HK$
(2.31 $)
     -36.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.23 HK$
(8.54 $)
38.74 HK$
(5.00 $)
     -41.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 35.61 HK$
(4.59 $)
31.95 HK$
(4.12 $)
     -10.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 77.97 HK$
(10.05 $)
44.09 HK$
(5.68 $)
     -43.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 14.18 HK$
(1.83 $)
15.93 HK$
(2.05 $)
     +12.29 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.10 HK$
(1.04 $)
5.49 HK$
(0.71 $)
     -32.20 %
Oranges (1 lb) 12.80 HK$
(1.65 $)
14.02 HK$
(1.81 $)
     +9.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 9.31 HK$
(1.20 $)
15.03 HK$
(1.94 $)
     +61.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 8.51 HK$
(1.10 $)
9.16 HK$
(1.18 $)
     +7.60 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.44 HK$
(1.22 $)
9.18 HK$
(1.18 $)
     -2.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 9.06 HK$
(1.17 $)
12.63 HK$
(1.63 $)
     +39.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 12.72 HK$
(1.64 $)
14.01 HK$
(1.81 $)
     +10.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$
(19.34 $)
93.08 HK$
(12.00 $)
     -37.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.49 HK$
(1.87 $)
18.49 HK$
(2.38 $)
     +27.64 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.08 HK$
(2.20 $)
21.80 HK$
(2.81 $)
     +27.63 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$
(7.74 $)
62.05 HK$
(8.00 $)
     +3.42 %
Transportation
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$
(1.29 $)
17.45 HK$
(2.25 $)
     +74.52 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 493.40 HK$
(63.61 $)
535.20 HK$
(69.00 $)
     +8.47 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$
(3.09 $)
25.21 HK$
(3.25 $)
     +5.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$
(1.76 $)
20.94 HK$
(2.70 $)
     +53.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$
(13.15 $)
232.69 HK$
(30.00 $)
     +128.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 66.41 HK$
(8.56 $)
19.65 HK$
(2.53 $)
     -70.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$
(32,231.03 $)
178,399.50 HK$
(23,000.00 $)
     -28.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 237,566.67 HK$
(30,628.08 $)
166,991.77 HK$
(21,529.27 $)
     -29.71 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,728.79 HK$
(222.88 $)
1,267.86 HK$
(163.46 $)
     -26.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.76 HK$
(0.10 $)
1.07 HK$
(0.14 $)
     +40.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 184.05 HK$
(23.73 $)
507.84 HK$
(65.47 $)
     +175.92 %
Sports And Leisure
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 567.28 HK$
(73.14 $)
287.98 HK$
(37.13 $)
     -49.24 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 78.05 HK$
(10.06 $)
123.28 HK$
(15.89 $)
     +57.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$
(12.89 $)
93.08 HK$
(12.00 $)
     -6.92 %
Childcare
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,704.79 HK$
(735.49 $)
7,270.20 HK$
(937.30 $)
     +27.44 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 130,161.90 HK$
(16,781.01 $)
122,772.17 HK$
(15,828.30 $)
     -5.68 %
Clothing And Shoes
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 607.82 HK$
(78.36 $)
340.08 HK$
(43.84 $)
     -44.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 283.21 HK$
(36.51 $)
275.47 HK$
(35.51 $)
     -2.73 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 694.03 HK$
(89.48 $)
588.80 HK$
(75.91 $)
     -15.16 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 903.99 HK$
(116.55 $)
741.46 HK$
(95.59 $)
     -17.98 %
Rent Per Month
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 16,863.41 HK$
(2,174.10 $)
10,428.68 HK$
(1,344.51 $)
     -38.16 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,940.00 HK$
(1,539.35 $)
8,394.70 HK$
(1,082.28 $)
     -29.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,461.54 HK$
(4,442.92 $)
16,744.09 HK$
(2,158.72 $)
     -51.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,896.10 HK$
(2,951.86 $)
13,375.75 HK$
(1,724.46 $)
     -41.58 %
Buy Apartment Price
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 22,644.22 HK$
(2,919.39 $)
2,554.36 HK$
(329.32 $)
     -88.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,645.64 HK$
(1,888.18 $)
1,531.42 HK$
(197.44 $)
     -89.54 %
Salaries And Financing
Hong Kong Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 23,131.88 HK$
(2,982.26 $)
27,385.68 HK$
(3,530.67 $)
     +18.39 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.53 4.12      +63.01 %
Last update: February 2021February 2021
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