Cost of living in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Lunchtime menu in the business district HK$72
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) HK$32
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast HK$36
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk HK$22
12 eggs, large HK$26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes HK$28
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese HK$62
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples HK$24
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes HK$25
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket HK$12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality HK$152
2 liters of Coca-Cola HK$17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day HK$14
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area HK$38,594
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat HK$1,370
Internet 8MB (1 month) HK$194
40” flat screen TV HK$6,714
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt HK$1,275
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) HK$59
Hourly rate for cleaning help HK$60
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) HK$710
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) HK$286
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) HK$738
1 pair of leather business shoes HK$1,052
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new HK$228,839
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas HK$17
Monthly ticket public transport HK$496
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) HK$98
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) HK$60
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) HK$58
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) HK$37
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) HK$40
4 rolls of toilet paper HK$13
Tube of toothpaste HK$22
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city HK$188
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub HK$349
2 tickets to the movies HK$162
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) HK$1,840
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert HK$672
1 cocktail drink in downtown club HK$96
Cappuccino in expat area of the city HK$37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) HK$42
iPod nano 16GB HK$1,310
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) HK$0.74
1 month of gym membership in business district HK$563
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes HK$56
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 4,934 prices entered by 649 different people.
Latest price update: April 21, 2015.

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