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Geneva vs Hong Kong
Gva vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Geneva

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Gva
Outside city centre
Hkg
Gva

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Gva
Outside city centre
Hkg
Gva

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Gva
Outside city centre
Hkg
Gva

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Geneva

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Gva

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Gva

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Gva

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Gva

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Geneva

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Gva
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Geneva

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Gva
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Gva
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Gva

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Gva
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Gva
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Gva

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Geneva
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Gva
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Gva

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Gva
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Gva

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Geneva

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Gva

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Gva

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Geneva
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Gva $4,070.74/mth