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Bangalore vs Hong Kong
Blr vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Bangalore

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Blr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Blr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Blr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Blr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Blr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Blr

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Bangalore

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Blr

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Blr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Blr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Blr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Bangalore

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Blr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Bangalore

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Blr
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Blr
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Blr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Blr
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Blr
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Blr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Bangalore
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Blr
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Blr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Blr
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Blr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Bangalore

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Blr

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Blr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Bangalore
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Blr $4,070.74/mth