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Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Cost of living in Hong Kong is 10.50% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Hong Kong is 104.16% higher than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 50.00 HK$ 40.00-70.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 360.00 HK$ 250.00-500.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 HK$ 30.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 HK$ 35.00-78.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 60.00 HK$ 40.00-75.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.40 HK$ 30.00-40.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 9.20 HK$ 7.00-17.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.50 HK$ 5.00-12.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 86.19 HK$ 71.92-105.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 17.30 HK$ 10.00-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 7.56 HK$ 4.54-11.34
Eggs (regular) (12) 26.70 HK$ 15.00-36.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 68.46 HK$ 35.38-113.40
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 35.70 HK$ 21.77-54.43
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 70.65 HK$ 36.29-136.08
Apples (1 lb) 12.00 HK$ 6.00-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 7.97 HK$ 4.99-12.00
Oranges (1 lb) 9.57 HK$ 6.80-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 9.90 HK$ 4.54-18.14
Potato (1 lb) 8.82 HK$ 4.54-15.00
Onion (1 lb) 8.27 HK$ 4.54-15.00
Lettuce (1 head) 12.59 HK$ 8.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.68 HK$ 10.00-25.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 120.00 HK$ 100.00-150.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 14.89 HK$ 10.00-25.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 17.35 HK$ 12.00-20.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 57.00 HK$ 55.00-65.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 HK$ 6.50-15.00
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$ 11.27-16.90
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 102.00 HK$ 90.00-108.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 59.30 HK$ 53.00-64.35
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 245,000.00 HK$ 198,000.00-279,800.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 215,570.65 HK$ 190,000.00-250,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,351.15 HK$ 600.00-2,428.57
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.52 HK$ 0.10-1.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 218.84 HK$ 100.00-338.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 626.72 HK$ 300.00-1,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 55.52 HK$ 35.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 HK$ 80.00-120.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,280.07 HK$ 3,000.00-9,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 127,227.78 HK$ 72,000.00-200,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 614.03 HK$ 350.00-890.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 281.93 HK$ 150.00-450.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 653.74 HK$ 500.00-900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,008.97 HK$ 600.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,843.68 HK$ 12,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 12,291.19 HK$ 8,000.00-16,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 37,607.84 HK$ 25,000.00-57,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 23,983.33 HK$ 15,000.00-35,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 20,606.72 HK$ 14,999.88-29,999.75
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 13,386.51 HK$ 9,999.92-18,262.98
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 19,297.00 HK$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.34 2.00-3.00

Prices in Hong Kong

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Last update: September 2018
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