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Hong Kong vs Los Angeles
Hkg vs Lax

Average net salary (After tax)

Los Angeles
Hong Kong

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Hkg
Outside city centre
Lax
Hkg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Lax
Hkg
Outside city centre
Lax
Hkg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Lax
Hkg
Outside city centre
Lax
Hkg

Mortgage rates

Los Angeles
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

Los Angeles
Hong Kong

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Lax
Hkg

Mobile phone data

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

Lax
Hkg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Lax
Hkg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Lax
Hkg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Los Angeles
Hong Kong

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Lax
Hkg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Los Angeles
Hong Kong

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Lax
Hkg
Lettuce 1 head
Lax
Hkg
Tomatoes 1kg
Lax
Hkg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Lax
Hkg
Oranges 1 head
Lax
Hkg
Bananas 1kg
Lax
Hkg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Los Angeles
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Los Angeles are 17.14% higher than in Hong Kong

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Lax
Hkg
Market 0.5L bottle
Lax
Hkg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Lax
Hkg
Market 0.33L bottle
Lax
Hkg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Los Angeles
5
Hong Kong

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Lax
Hkg

Summer dress

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

Lax
Hkg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Los Angeles
$15.33
Hong Kong
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Lax $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth