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Perth vs Hong Kong
Per vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Perth

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Per
Outside city centre
Hkg
Per

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Per
Outside city centre
Hkg
Per

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Per
Outside city centre
Hkg
Per

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Perth
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Perth

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Per

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Per

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Per

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Per

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Perth

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Per
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Perth

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Per
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Per
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Per

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Per
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Per
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Per

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Perth
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Per
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Per

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Per
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Per

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Perth

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Per

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Per

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Perth
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Per $4,070.74/mth