Cost of Living Comparison

USD
COMPARED TO
HKD

Ecuador is 36.5% cheaper than Hong Kong.

If you lived in Hong Kong instead of Ecuador, you would:
local_dining

pay 30.6% more for restaurants

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.68 $6.38
HK$49.80
+73.2%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.17 $4.46
HK$34.86
-13.6%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.68 $1.19
HK$9.33
+75.4%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.44 $0.99
HK$7.76
+123.8%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 2.2 times more for groceries

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.46 $2.26
HK$17.62
+55.0%
Local cheese (8 oz) $2.53 $9.71
HK$75.82
+283.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $3.56 $11.03
HK$86.13
+209.5%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.74 $3.16
HK$24.69
+81.7%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $2.44 $4.46
HK$34.85
+82.7%
Apples (1 lb) $0.90 $1.51
HK$11.82
+67.8%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.48 $1.05
HK$8.20
+117.5%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.60 $1.31
HK$10.24
+117.4%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.58 $1.34
HK$10.45
+131.0%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.45 $1.10
HK$8.62
+142.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.51 $1.08
HK$8.43
+111.6%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 14.7% more for transportation

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $1.87 $7.73
HK$60.39
+313.7%
Monthly public transit pass $13.93 $63.78
HK$497.99
+357.7%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $27,857.14 $31,890.81
HK$248,992.57
+14.5%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.69 $11.74
HK$91.63
+0.4%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of transportation
home

pay 5.2 times more for housing

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.11 $26.29
HK$205.28
-31.0%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $441.45 $2,321.57
HK$18,126.01
+425.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $277.41 $1,634.94
HK$12,765.02
+489.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$36.95 $149.08
HK$1,163.97
+303.5%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 3.5 times more for childcare

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $290.26 $687.24
HK$5,365.70
+136.8%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $4,504.99 $15,987.03
HK$124,821.29
+254.9%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 2.3 times more for entertainment and sports

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.36 $6.38
HK$49.80
+370.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.87 $4.67
HK$36.46
+150.0%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.27 $7.53
HK$58.76
+42.8%
Monthly membership at local gym $33.84 $79.04
HK$617.10
+133.5%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.66 $12.76
HK$99.60
+125.3%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 12.5% more for clothing

  Ecuador help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$59.84 $78.28
HK$611.22
+30.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$50.33 $36.90
HK$288.11
-26.7%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$99.77 $86.80
HK$677.67
-13.0%
Men's business shoes (leather) $82.86 $127.54
HK$995.81
+53.9%

Ecuador vs. Hong Kong - Cost of clothing
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