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Canberra vs Hong Kong
Cbr vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Canberra

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Cbr

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Cbr

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Cbr
Outside city centre
Hkg
Cbr

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Canberra

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Cbr

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Cbr

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Cbr

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Cbr

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Canberra

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Cbr
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Canberra

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Cbr
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Cbr
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Cbr

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Cbr
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Cbr
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Cbr

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Canberra
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Cbr
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Cbr

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Cbr
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Cbr

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Canberra

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Cbr

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Cbr

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Canberra
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Cbr $4,070.74/mth