Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Cost of living in Hong Kong is 11.35% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Hong Kong is, on average, 80.23% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 60.00 HK$ 40.00-100.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 HK$ 300.00-800.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 HK$ 35.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 56.50 HK$ 30.00-80.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 57.50 HK$ 38.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 36.50 HK$ 20.00-50.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 9.10 HK$ 6.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 7.65 HK$ 5.00-15.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 88.70 HK$ 68.14-113.56
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 13.79 HK$ 9.07-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.37 HK$ 4.54-15.88
Eggs (regular) (12) 28.27 HK$ 13.20-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 62.33 HK$ 27.22-136.08
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 34.86 HK$ 13.61-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 78.75 HK$ 36.29-172.37
Apples (1 lb) 13.96 HK$ 5.00-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 7.95 HK$ 4.54-15.88
Oranges (1 lb) 12.78 HK$ 5.44-29.94
Tomato (1 lb) 9.32 HK$ 3.80-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 8.66 HK$ 3.63-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 9.48 HK$ 4.54-22.68
Lettuce (1 head) 8.89 HK$ 5.00-15.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 13.35 HK$ 9.00-25.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 HK$ 80.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.02 HK$ 8.25-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 17.26 HK$ 10.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 HK$ 60.00-85.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$ 8.00-18.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 500.00 HK$ 400.00-780.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 24.00 HK$ 24.00-25.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 13.68 HK$ 12.07-19.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$ 84.00-120.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 66.25 HK$ 58.67-68.29
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,000.00 HK$ 230,000.00-300,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 236,304.14 HK$ 200,000.00-280,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,734.80 HK$ 1,000.00-3,541.67
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.70 HK$ 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 184.49 HK$ 120.00-300.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 569.13 HK$ 250.00-1,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 75.30 HK$ 54.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$ 80.00-120.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,980.98 HK$ 4,000.00-10,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 133,365.12 HK$ 84,000.00-192,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 606.69 HK$ 300.00-999.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 280.79 HK$ 150.00-400.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 677.03 HK$ 400.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 908.73 HK$ 500.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,516.25 HK$ 12,800.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,263.16 HK$ 8,000.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 34,917.81 HK$ 27,000.00-52,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,535.21 HK$ 18,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 23,650.79 HK$ 18,580.45-29,999.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 14,860.82 HK$ 11,999.90-17,999.85
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 22,567.52 HK$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 2.00-3.00

Prices in Hong Kong

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