Cost of living index in Hong Kong

Milk (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.8 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 8.55 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.43 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.06 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 20.11 (USD)
Boneless chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.56 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 18.75 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.12 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.38 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.65 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.34 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.12 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.91 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 1.18 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.89 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 15.48 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.07 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.41 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 7.59 (USD)
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.96 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 6.13 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 59.78 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.98 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.56 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.1 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.26 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.26 (USD)
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 85.03 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 126.58 (USD)
High quality jeans 79.03 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.31 (USD)
Taxi minimum charge 2.98 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.07 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 13.55 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 1.24 (USD)
One month pass 64.51 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 2.24 (USD)
Mid range compact car (Honda Civic) 31577.3 (USD)
Mid range family car (Toyota corolla) 29360 (USD)
Gym monthly membership cost 80.06 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 9.12 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 12.26 (USD)
1 bedroom flat in city center 2331.35 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 4867.08 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 1497.31 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 3104.26 (USD)
Square meter price in city center 29658.2 (USD)
Square meter price outside city center 19881.8 (USD)
Monthly (Natural Gas, Electricity, Water, AC) for family 194.13 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet (ADSL or Fiber optic) 26.44 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.08 (USD)
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 729.16 (USD)
Average primary, secondary and high school yearly fees 18385.6 (USD)
Average monthly net salary 2809.27 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 2.48 %

Grocery budget for one person per month in Hong Kong

On average a signle person can spend arround 221 (USD) a month which is considered on the expensive side comparing to other places in the world. This will cover all your supermarket needs such as fruit, vegetables, dairy products and drinking water.
Note that cigarettes, beers and wine are excluded from this expenses report.

Grocery budget for two people per month in Hong Kong

376 (USD) will be enough for grocery shopping for a couple or two people splitting supermarket expenses.
this budget is considered a bit expensive if we compare it to the average worldwide, this budget will cover their monthly needs on dairy products, fruits and veggies and all other supermarket expenses excluding cigarettes, wine and beer.

Grocery budget for family of 4 per month in Hong Kong

Grocery expenses for family of 4 people can be on average 597 (USD) per month in Hong Kong, if we compare it to other big cities in the world this amount is considered not cheap at all.
This report is taking in consideration all monthly needs for the family from supermarket including bakery and dairy products.

Average living cost in Hong Kong for one person per month

An average single consumer can make it through one month in Hong Kong for arround 2079 (USD), which puts it among the most expensive cities in the world, yes quality of life and high standards of living comes at price.
This will cover all you basic needs, supermarket shopping will cost on average 221 (USD) while renting a one bedroom appartement a bit far from city center will cost around 1497 (USD), transportation, home utilities and gym membership can cost on average 373 (USD).

Average living cost in Hong Kong for a couple per month

Monthly cost of living for a couple in Hong Kong can average 3264 (USD), which is considered quite expensive but comparing to salaries couple can have decent life if they own a stable job.
Rent will take the big part it can cost arround 2246 (USD) for a single bedroom flat close to city center, grocery shopping can cost on average 376 (USD) while home utilities, gym, one month transportation and mobile for two people membership can be arround 522 (USD).

Average living cost in Hong Kong for family of 4 per month

For a decent living standard a family of 4 people can make through a month in Hong Kong for about 8050 (USD), which is expensive if we put it in comparison against other cities in the world.
Three bedroom appartement not far from city center can cost 4346 (USD), if we do the calculation, private school for two childs will average monthly about 2206 (USD), while supermarket expenses will cost for the family not less than 597 (USD), home expenses such as wifi, water, electricity and mobile membership will cost about 235 (USD).




Cost of living by city in Hong Kong