Cost of Living in Hong Kong

Cost of living in Hong Kong is 11.52% higher than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account).

Rent in Hong Kong is, on average, 79.77% higher than in United States.

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 7.74 $ 5.16-12.90
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 64.50 $ 40.00-103.20
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.16 $ 4.52-5.81
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.45 $ 3.87-10.32
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.45 $ 4.52-10.32
Cappuccino (regular) 4.77 $ 3.23-6.45
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.16 $ 0.77-2.58
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.97 $ 0.65-1.94
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.47 $ 8.30-14.65
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.17-3.28
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.59-2.05
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.67 $ 1.86-4.64
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.50 $ 3.51-17.55
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.59 $ 1.76-8.19
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 10.21 $ 4.68-22.24
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $ 0.65-2.93
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $ 0.59-2.05
Oranges (1 lb) 1.63 $ 0.70-3.86
Tomato (1 lb) 1.20 $ 0.49-2.34
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.47-2.22
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $ 0.59-2.93
Lettuce (1 head) 1.17 $ 0.65-1.94
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.71 $ 1.16-3.23
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.35 $ 10.32-38.70
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.16-3.23
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.18 $ 1.29-3.23
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.74 $ 7.74-10.97
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.29 $ 1.03-2.32
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 61.92 $ 51.60-77.40
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $ 2.84-3.35
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.76 $ 1.56-2.60
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 13.16 $ 10.84-16.77
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.53 $ 7.33-8.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,251.20 $ 29,671.10-38,701.44
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,032.33 $ 25,800.96-36,121.34
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 224.75 $ 129.00-451.52
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.01-0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 24.48 $ 15.48-45.15
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.05 $ 32.25-129.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.05 $ 7.35-12.90
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.64 $ 9.68-15.48
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 740.62 $ 451.52-1,290.05
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,463.59 $ 10,836.40-24,768.92
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 78.32 $ 38.70-129.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.13 $ 19.35-51.60
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.61 $ 51.60-129.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.85 $ 64.50-193.51
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,238.23 $ 1,548.06-3,225.12
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,560.10 $ 1,032.04-2,322.09
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,538.46 $ 3,483.13-6,708.25
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,016.59 $ 2,322.09-4,515.17
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,996.90 $ 2,322.07-3,870.11
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,885.66 $ 1,548.04-2,396.97
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,915.04 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.55 2.00-3.40

Prices in Hong Kong

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Last update: January 2021
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