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Caracas vs Hong Kong
Car vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Caracas

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Car
Outside city centre
Hkg
Car

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Car
Outside city centre
Hkg
Car

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Car
Outside city centre
Hkg
Car

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Caracas

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Car

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Car

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Car

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Car

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Caracas

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Car
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Caracas

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Car
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Car
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Car

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Car
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Car
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Car

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Caracas
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Car
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Car

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Car
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Car

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Caracas

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Car

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Car

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Caracas
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Car $4,070.74/mth