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Hong Kong vs Tel Aviv
Hkg vs Tlv

Average net salary (After tax)

Tel Aviv
Hong Kong

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tlv
Hkg
Outside city centre
Tlv
Hkg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Tlv
Hkg
Outside city centre
Tlv
Hkg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Tlv
Hkg
Outside city centre
Tlv
Hkg

Mortgage rates

Tel Aviv
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

Tel Aviv
Hong Kong

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Tlv
Hkg

Mobile phone data

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

Tlv
Hkg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Tlv
Hkg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Tlv
Hkg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Tel Aviv
Hong Kong

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Tlv
Hkg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Tel Aviv
Hong Kong

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Tlv
Hkg
Lettuce 1 head
Tlv
Hkg
Tomatoes 1kg
Tlv
Hkg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Tlv
Hkg
Oranges 1 head
Tlv
Hkg
Bananas 1kg
Tlv
Hkg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Tel Aviv
4.5%
Hong Kong
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Tel Aviv are 17.14% higher than in Hong Kong

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Tlv
Hkg
Market 0.5L bottle
Tlv
Hkg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Tlv
Hkg
Market 0.33L bottle
Tlv
Hkg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Tel Aviv
5
Hong Kong

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Tlv
Hkg

Summer dress

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

Tlv
Hkg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Tel Aviv
$15.33
Hong Kong
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Tlv $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Tlv $4,070.74/mth
Hkg $4,070.74/mth