Cost of Living Comparison

THB
COMPARED TO
HKD

Thailand is 14.4% cheaper than Hong Kong.

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

pay 44.9% more for restaurants

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $2.06
฿70.02
$6.38
HK$49.80
+209.0%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.99
฿203.34
$4.46
HK$34.86
-25.5%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.59
฿20.16
$1.19
HK$9.33
+101.0%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.34
฿11.45
$0.99
HK$7.76
+194.5%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 72.0% more for groceries

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.22
฿41.41
$2.26
HK$17.62
+84.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $10.06
฿341.07
$9.71
HK$75.82
-3.4%
Milk (1 gallon) $6.49
฿220.14
$11.03
HK$86.13
+70.0%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.54
฿52.26
$3.16
HK$24.69
+105.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.07
฿36.43
$4.46
HK$34.85
+315.6%
Apples (1 lb) $1.03
฿34.81
$1.51
HK$11.82
+47.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.49
฿16.58
$1.05
HK$8.20
+114.8%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.83
฿28.29
$1.31
HK$10.24
+57.3%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.57
฿19.20
$1.34
HK$10.45
+136.4%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.63
฿21.37
$1.10
HK$8.62
+75.4%
Onions (1 lb) $0.45
฿15.15
$1.08
HK$8.43
+141.6%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 12.2% less for transportation

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.52
฿119.28
$7.73
HK$60.39
+120.0%
Monthly public transit pass $15.77
฿534.89
$63.78
HK$497.99
+304.5%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $36,391.78
฿1,234,409.09
$31,890.81
HK$248,992.57
-12.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $4.39
฿148.99
$11.74
HK$91.63
+167.2%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of transportation
home

pay 7.4 times more for housing

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$21.84
฿740.97
$26.29
HK$205.28
+20.4%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $300.36
฿10,188.36
$2,321.57
HK$18,126.01
+672.9%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $191.96
฿6,511.21
$1,634.94
HK$12,765.02
+751.7%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$47.87
฿1,623.76
$149.08
HK$1,163.97
+211.4%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 2.0 times more for childcare

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $197.10
฿6,685.72
$687.24
HK$5,365.70
+248.7%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $8,084.23
฿274,217.23
$15,987.03
HK$124,821.29
+97.8%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 88.2% more for entertainment and sports

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.28
฿77.40
$6.38
HK$49.80
+179.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $1.79
฿60.67
$4.67
HK$36.46
+161.1%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.80
฿128.86
$7.53
HK$58.76
+98.1%
Monthly membership at local gym $45.02
฿1,526.93
$79.04
HK$617.10
+75.6%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $5.75
฿194.97
$12.76
HK$99.60
+121.9%

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

pay 40.1% more for clothing

  Thailand help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.68
฿1,820.85
$78.28
HK$611.22
+45.8%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$24.94
฿845.90
$36.90
HK$288.11
+48.0%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$86.73
฿2,941.90
$86.80
HK$677.67
+0.1%
Men's business shoes (leather) $69.92
฿2,371.75
$127.54
HK$995.81
+82.4%

Thailand vs. Hong Kong - Cost of clothing
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