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Hong Kong vs Almaty
Hkg vs Ala

Average net salary (After tax)

Almaty
Hong Kong

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ala
Hkg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ala
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ala
Hkg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ala
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ala
Hkg

Mortgage rates

Almaty
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Almaty
Hong Kong

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ala
Hkg

Mobile phone data

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

Ala
Hkg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ala
Hkg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ala
Hkg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Almaty
Hong Kong

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ala
Hkg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Almaty
Hong Kong

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ala
Hkg
Lettuce 1 head
Ala
Hkg
Tomatoes 1kg
Ala
Hkg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ala
Hkg
Oranges 1 head
Ala
Hkg
Bananas 1kg
Ala
Hkg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Almaty
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ala
Hkg
Market 0.5L bottle
Ala
Hkg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ala
Hkg
Market 0.33L bottle
Ala
Hkg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Almaty
5
Hong Kong

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ala
Hkg

Summer dress

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

Ala
Hkg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Almaty
$15.33
Hong Kong
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ala $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth