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Hong Kong vs Berlin
Hkg vs Ber

Average net salary (After tax)

Berlin
Hong Kong

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ber
Hkg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Ber
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ber
Hkg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Ber
Hkg
Outside city centre
Ber
Hkg

Mortgage rates

Berlin
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

Berlin
Hong Kong

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Ber
Hkg

Mobile phone data

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

Ber
Hkg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Ber
Hkg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Ber
Hkg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Berlin
Hong Kong

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Ber
Hkg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Berlin
Hong Kong

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Ber
Hkg
Lettuce 1 head
Ber
Hkg
Tomatoes 1kg
Ber
Hkg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Ber
Hkg
Oranges 1 head
Ber
Hkg
Bananas 1kg
Ber
Hkg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Berlin
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Ber
Hkg
Market 0.5L bottle
Ber
Hkg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Ber
Hkg
Market 0.33L bottle
Ber
Hkg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Berlin
5
Hong Kong

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Ber
Hkg

Summer dress

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

Ber
Hkg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Berlin
$15.33
Hong Kong
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Ber $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth