Cost of Living Comparison

HKD
COMPARED TO
PHP

Hong Kong is 86.7% more expensive than Philippines.

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

pay 52.4% less for restaurants

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $6.38
HK$49.80
$2.65
₱133.73
-58.5%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.46
HK$34.86
$2.68
₱135.59
-39.9%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.19
HK$9.33
$0.53
₱26.71
-55.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.99
HK$7.76
$0.35
₱17.57
-65.0%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 53.6% less for groceries

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$2.26
HK$17.62
$1.01
₱50.92
-55.3%
Local cheese (8 oz) $9.71
HK$75.82
$3.24
₱163.55
-66.7%
Milk (1 gallon) $11.03
HK$86.13
$5.67
₱286.48
-48.6%
Eggs
1 dozen
$3.16
HK$24.69
$1.55
₱78.58
-50.8%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $4.46
HK$34.85
$1.46
₱73.68
-67.3%
Apples (1 lb) $1.51
HK$11.82
$1.09
₱54.85
-28.3%
Bananas (1 lb) $1.05
HK$8.20
$0.55
₱27.65
-47.9%
Oranges (1 lb) $1.31
HK$10.24
$0.95
₱48.07
-27.5%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $1.34
HK$10.45
$0.50
₱25.22
-62.7%
Potatoes (1 lb) $1.10
HK$8.62
$0.72
₱36.24
-35.1%
Onions (1 lb) $1.08
HK$8.43
$0.74
₱37.19
-31.8%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 24.3% less for transportation

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $7.73
HK$60.39
$3.58
₱180.74
-53.8%
Monthly public transit pass $63.78
HK$497.99
$9.60
₱484.95
-85.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $31,890.81
HK$248,992.57
$24,188.48
₱1,222,485.75
-24.2%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $11.74
HK$91.63
$3.03
₱153.31
-74.2%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of transportation
home

pay 88.8% less for housing

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$26.29
HK$205.28
$40.42
₱2,042.73
+53.7%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $2,321.57
HK$18,126.01
$226.42
₱11,443.25
-90.2%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,634.94
HK$12,765.02
$126.70
₱6,403.61
-92.3%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$149.08
HK$1,163.97
$70.01
₱3,538.46
-53.0%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 78.3% less for childcare

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $687.24
HK$5,365.70
$266.93
₱13,490.66
-61.2%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $15,987.03
HK$124,821.29
$3,351.35
₱169,377.24
-79.0%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 67.3% less for entertainment and sports

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $6.38
HK$49.80
$1.02
₱51.67
-84.0%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.67
HK$36.46
$1.87
₱94.61
-59.9%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.53
HK$58.76
$1.57
₱79.43
-79.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $79.04
HK$617.10
$27.15
₱1,372.21
-65.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.76
HK$99.60
$4.51
₱227.90
-64.6%

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

pay 45.1% less for clothing

  Hong Kong help_outline Philippines help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$78.28
HK$611.22
$34.28
₱1,732.70
-56.2%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.90
HK$288.11
$22.12
₱1,117.85
-40.1%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$86.80
HK$677.67
$72.99
₱3,688.92
-15.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) $127.54
HK$995.81
$51.62
₱2,608.82
-59.5%

Hong Kong vs. Philippines - Cost of clothing
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