Cost of Living Comparison

GBP
COMPARED TO
HKD

Hong Kong is 26.4% more expensive than United Kingdom.

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

pay 31.4% less for restaurants

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $16.16
£12.48
$7.09
HK$55.39
-56.1%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$6.92
£5.35
$4.90
HK$38.27
-29.2%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.68
£1.29
$1.23
HK$9.57
-26.8%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $1.21
£0.94
$1.05
HK$8.18
-13.5%
Average -31.4%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 92.4% more for groceries

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.25
£0.97
$2.17
HK$16.93
+73.6%
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.41
£2.63
$11.49
HK$89.70
+237.2%
Milk (1 gallon) $4.29
£3.31
$11.20
HK$87.45
+161.2%
Eggs
1 dozen
$2.31
£1.79
$3.12
HK$24.39
+35.2%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $3.25
£2.51
$4.85
HK$37.88
+49.3%
Apples (1 lb) $1.00
£0.77
$1.75
HK$13.65
+75.5%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.63
£0.49
$1.04
HK$8.14
+64.3%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.94
£0.73
$1.66
HK$12.93
+76.2%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.98
£0.76
$1.52
HK$11.88
+54.8%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.70
£0.54
$1.19
HK$9.29
+70.3%
Onions (1 lb) $0.58
£0.45
$1.26
HK$9.87
+118.8%
Average +92.4%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 8.0% more for transportation

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $5.93
£4.58
$8.49
HK$66.30
+43.2%
Monthly public transit pass $84.80
£65.52
$64.49
HK$503.52
-24.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,204.28
£17,928.09
$32,243.67
HK$251,747.60
+39.0%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $16.12
£12.46
$11.87
HK$92.65
-26.4%
Average +8.0%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of transportation
home

pay 59.2% more for housing

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$38.52
£29.76
$24.99
HK$195.08
-35.1%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $908.63
£702.02
$2,321.46
HK$18,125.13
+155.5%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $748.70
£578.46
$1,603.79
HK$12,521.85
+114.2%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$148.88
£115.03
$151.99
HK$1,186.66
+2.1%
Average +59.2%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 1.6% less for childcare

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,074.80
£830.41
$735.93
HK$5,745.92
-31.5%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $14,578.96
£11,264.00
$18,711.93
HK$146,096.40
+28.3%
Average -1.6%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 31.5% more for entertainment and sports

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.35
£3.36
$6.45
HK$50.35
+48.2%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.37
£2.60
$4.74
HK$37.00
+40.6%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$12.61
£9.75
$7.74
HK$60.42
-38.6%
Monthly membership at local gym $40.09
£30.97
$80.66
HK$629.78
+101.2%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $12.14
£9.38
$12.90
HK$100.70
+6.2%
Average +31.5%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 26.6% more for clothing

  United Kingdom help_outline Hong Kong help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$69.79
£53.92
$80.47
HK$628.30
+15.3%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.44
£28.15
$36.16
HK$282.32
-0.8%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.34
£58.98
$91.32
HK$713.00
+19.6%
Men's business shoes (leather) $76.93
£59.44
$132.50
HK$1,034.50
+72.2%
Average +26.6%

United Kingdom vs. Hong Kong - Cost of clothing
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