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Sydney vs Hong Kong
Syd vs Hkg

Average net salary (After tax)

Hong Kong
Sydney

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Syd
Outside city centre
Hkg
Syd

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Hkg
Syd
Outside city centre
Hkg
Syd

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Hkg
Syd
Outside city centre
Hkg
Syd

Mortgage rates

Hong Kong
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Hong Kong
Sydney

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Hkg
Syd

Mobile phone data

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

Hkg
Syd

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Hkg
Syd

Monthly pass

Regular price

Hkg
Syd

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Hong Kong
Sydney

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Hkg
Syd
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Hong Kong
Sydney

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Hkg
Syd
Lettuce 1 head
Hkg
Syd
Tomatoes 1kg
Hkg
Syd

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Hkg
Syd
Oranges 1 head
Hkg
Syd
Bananas 1kg
Hkg
Syd

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Hong Kong
4.5%
Sydney
5.5%

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

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Hkg
Syd
Market 0.5L bottle
Hkg
Syd

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Syd
Market 0.33L bottle
Hkg
Syd

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Hong Kong
5
Sydney

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Hkg
Syd

Summer dress

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

Hkg
Syd

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Hong Kong
$15.33
Sydney
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Hkg $4,070.74/mth
Syd $4,070.74/mth