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Houston vs Hong Kong
Hou vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Houston

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Hou
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hou

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Hou
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hou

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Hou
Outside city centre
Hkg
Hou

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Houston
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Houston

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Hou

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Hou

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Hou

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Hou

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Houston

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Hou
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Houston

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Hou
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Hou
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Hou

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Hou
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Hou
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Hou

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Houston
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Hou
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Hou

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Hou
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Hou

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Houston

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Hou

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Hou

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Houston
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Hou $4,070.74/mth