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Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Cost of living in Hong Kong is 12.01% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Hong Kong is 96.33% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$ 45.00-65.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 400.00 HK$ 280.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$ 30.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$ 30.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 60.00 HK$ 40.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.65 HK$ 30.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.53 HK$ 7.00-15.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.69 HK$ 5.00-12.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 84.91 HK$ 75.33-98.42
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 16.97 HK$ 9.07-27.22
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.52 HK$ 4.54-11.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 27.29 HK$ 15.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 66.35 HK$ 35.38-113.40
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 36.78 HK$ 21.77-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 74.93 HK$ 36.29-136.08
Apples (1 lb) 11.67 HK$ 6.80-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 8.09 HK$ 5.44-12.00
Oranges (1 lb) 9.66 HK$ 6.80-18.14
Tomato (1 lb) 10.34 HK$ 4.54-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 8.73 HK$ 4.99-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 8.61 HK$ 4.54-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 12.84 HK$ 8.00-25.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.52 HK$ 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$ 100.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 13.11 HK$ 10.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.06 HK$ 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$ 55.00-65.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$ 7.00-14.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$ 400.00-600.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$ 23.00-24.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$ 12.07-20.92
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$ 90.00-102.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 59.71 HK$ 53.00-64.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$ 198,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 217,829.19 HK$ 190,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,531.95 HK$ 637.50-2,833.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.56 HK$ 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 213.01 HK$ 100.00-338.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 605.26 HK$ 300.00-1,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 56.37 HK$ 35.00-80.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$ 80.00-120.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,416.72 HK$ 3,000.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 124,753.66 HK$ 72,000.00-198,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 621.92 HK$ 350.00-1,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 305.42 HK$ 180.00-500.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 648.72 HK$ 500.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,013.59 HK$ 699.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,242.28 HK$ 12,000.00-28,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,066.05 HK$ 7,000.00-17,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 37,160.45 HK$ 24,000.00-57,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,576.64 HK$ 15,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 21,324.75 HK$ 14,999.88-29,999.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 13,600.21 HK$ 9,999.92-18,580.45
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,093.19 HK$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.37 2.00-3.00

Prices in Hong Kong

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Last update: January 2019
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