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Pretoria vs Hong Kong
Pre vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Pretoria

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Pre
Outside city centre
Hkg
Pre

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Pre
Outside city centre
Hkg
Pre

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Pre
Outside city centre
Hkg
Pre

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Pretoria

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Pre

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Pre

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Pre

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Pre

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Pretoria

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Pre
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Pretoria

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Pre
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Pre
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Pre

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Pre
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Pre
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Pre

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Pretoria
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Pre
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Pre

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Pre
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Pre

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Pretoria

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Pre

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Pre

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Pretoria
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Pre $4,070.74/mth