Cost of living in Hong Kong

Lunchtime menu in the business district HK$78
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) HK$33
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast HK$38
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk HK$21
12 eggs, large HK$30
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes HK$25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese HK$82
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples HK$25
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes HK$27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket HK$12
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality HK$159
2 liters of Coca-Cola HK$14
Bread for 2 people for 1 day HK$13
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area HK$39,442
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat HK$1,182
Internet 8MB (1 month) HK$197
40” flat screen TV HK$5,741
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt HK$1,730
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) HK$54
Hourly rate for cleaning help HK$64
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) HK$708
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) HK$288
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) HK$734
1 pair of leather business shoes HK$1,068
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new HK$247,521
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas HK$17
Monthly ticket public transport HK$514
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) HK$55
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) HK$66
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) HK$53
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) HK$40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) HK$48
4 rolls of toilet paper HK$15
Tube of toothpaste HK$20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city HK$181
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub HK$365
2 tickets to the movies HK$172
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) HK$1,083
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant including wine and dessert HK$709
1 cocktail drink in downtown club HK$93
Cappuccino in expat area of the city HK$38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) HK$44
iPod nano 16GB HK$1,188
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) HK$0.39
1 month of gym membership in business district HK$644
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes HK$57
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 5,715 prices entered by 748 different people.
Latest price update: August 04, 2015.

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