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Hobart vs Hong Kong
Hba vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Hobart

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Hba
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hba

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Hba
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hba

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Hba
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hba

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Hobart

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Hba

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Hba

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Hba

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Hba

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Hobart

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Hba
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Hobart

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Hba
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Hba
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Hba

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Hba
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Hba
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Hba

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Hobart
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Hba
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Hba

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Hba
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Hba

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Hobart

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Hba

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Hba

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Hobart
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Hba $4,070.74/mth