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Almaty vs Hong Kong
Ala vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Almaty

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Ala
Outside city centre
Hkg
Ala

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Ala
Outside city centre
Hkg
Ala

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Ala
Outside city centre
Hkg
Ala

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Hong Kong
Almaty

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Ala

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Hkg
Ala

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Ala

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Ala

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Almaty

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Ala
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Hkg
Ala
White bread 500g
Hkg
Ala
Eggs 12
Hkg
Ala
White rice 1kg
Hkg
Ala

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Almaty

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Hkg
Ala
Beef round 1kg
Hkg
Ala
Local cheese 1kg
Hkg
Ala

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Ala
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Ala
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Ala

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Ala
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Ala
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Ala

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Almaty
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Hong Kong are 17.14% higher than in Almaty

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Ala
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Ala

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Ala
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Ala

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Almaty

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Ala

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Hkg
Ala

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Hkg
Ala
1 pair men's leather shoes
Hkg
Ala

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Almaty
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Ala $4,070.74/mth