Prices in Hong Kong

What are the supermarket prices in Hong Kong? Is the cost of living in Hong Kong are higher than in United States? How much will it cost us to entertain in Hong Kong and how much will we spend in restaurants and bars?
On this page below you will find the current price and cost overview in Hong Kong: food, Restaurants, living, and Entertainment (The last update: today 13 hours ago)

Currency in Hong Kong to Hong Kong dollar (HKD HK$). For 9.9 US dollars you can get 77 Hong Kong dollars. For 99 US dollars you can get 770 Hong Kong dollars. And the other way: For 9.9 Hong Kong dollars you can get 1.27 US dollars.


What are the different prices in the cities in Hong Kong? Look here: Prices in cities in Hong Kong

Prices: Hong Kong  

Given several price and cost categories, if we add up different expenses, we can say that prices are higher in Hong Kong than prices in United States. Food and basic products are on average more expensive by 25%. As far as restaurant prices are concerned, they will be similar to prices in United States And the cost of living is higher in Hong Kong around 92%. If we want to use our free time for entertainment or sport, we have to focus on spending more money by 49%.

See also how prices have changed in previous years: Price changes in previous years in Hong Kong


Are hotels expensive in Hong Kong? How much will we pay for a room in Hong Kong?

The average price of accommodation in Hong Kong is $100 (HK$780). If you are looking for the cheapest accommodation: in a cheap one-star hotel you will pay: $39 (HK$300) and if you like hostels, you'll spend the night there for: $33 (HK$260). The cost of a room in a 2-star hotel is Hong Kong in $54 (HK$420). 3-star hotels offer accommodation on average for $78 (HK$600) Overnight stay in 4-star hotel costs $100 (HK$790) in Hong Kong If you are looking for the best conditions for your stay, then in 5-star hotels that will provide much more luxury you will have to pay $180 (HK$1.4K)


And if you plan a trip to a given region of the world, maybe cheaper than in Hong Kong will be in nearby countries? See prices in: Macau, Taiwan, Mexico, laoPDR, and Vietnam.

Comparison of selected prices in Hong Kong with prices in United States:

fees

$230 ($130 - $430)
by half more than in United States

internet

$23 ($13 - $38)
64% less than in United States

jeans pants

$76 ($38 - $110)
76% more than in United States

average earnings

$2.9K
18% less than in United States

renting a small apartment in the center

$2.2K ($1.5K - $3.2K)
63% more than in United States

renting a large apartment outside the centre

$3K ($2.3K - $4.5K)
72% more than in United States

bread

$1.9 ($1.3 - $4.5)
30% less than in United States

cheese

$18 ($6.4 - $42)
66% more than in United States

rice

$2.1 ($1.3 - $3.8)
by half less than in United States

tomatoes

$2.6 ($0.89 - $5.1)
37% less than in United States

bananas

$2.4 ($1.3 - $5.1)
by half more than in United States

wine

$19 ($10 - $38)
61% more than in United States

cheap restaurant

$7.6 ($5.1 - $14)
by half less than in United States

local beer

$7.6 ($3.8 - $10)
by half more than in United States

coffee

$4.7 ($2.5 - $6.4)
12% more than in United States

bottle of water

$0.96 ($0.64 - $1.9)
37% less than in United States

mac burger king or similar bar

$5.1 ($4.5 - $5.7)
36% less than in United States

cola pepsi sprite mirinda

$1.1 ($0.76 - $2.5)
39% less than in United States

Price changes in previous years in Hong Kong

Has the price of bread increased in Hong Kong?
Bread in previous years has cost: 2010: $1.4(HK$11), 2011: $2.1(HK$16), 2012: $1.4(HK$11), 2013: $1.9(HK$15), 2014: $1.9(HK$15), 2015: $1.8(HK$14), 2016: $1.9(HK$15), 2017: $2.1(HK$16), and 2018: $2.4(HK$19).

Hong Kong price changes: A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) 2010-2018
Hong Kong price changes A loaf of fresh white bread (500g) hikersbay.com

Bananas - price changes in years: 2015: $1.5(HK$12), 2016: $1.8(HK$14), 2017: $2.2(HK$17), and 2018: $2.3(HK$18)

Hong Kong price changes: Bananas (1kg) 2015-2018
Hong Kong price changes Bananas (1kg) hikersbay.com

Have prices increased in restaurants in Hong Kong?
In inexpensive restaurants, the price for a meal was: 2010: $6.4(HK$50), 2011: $7.6(HK$59), 2012: $6.4(HK$50), 2013: $5.1(HK$40), 2014: $6.4(HK$50), 2015: $6.4(HK$50), 2016: $6.4(HK$50), 2017: $7(HK$54), and 2018: $6.4(HK$50)

Hong Kong price changes: Meal in a cheap restaurant 2010-2018
Hong Kong price changes Meal in a cheap restaurant hikersbay.com

Renting A Small Apartment In The Center - price changes in years: 2010: $1.6K(HK$12K), 2011: $2K(HK$15K), 2012: $1.9K(HK$15K), 2013: $2K(HK$16K), 2014: $2.1K(HK$16K), 2015: $2.2K(HK$17K), 2016: $2.2K(HK$17K), 2017: $2.1K(HK$16K), and 2018: $2.4K(HK$19K)

Hong Kong price changes: Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2010-2018
Hong Kong price changes Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre hikersbay.com
Hong Kong price changes: Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 2011-2018
Hong Kong price changes Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) hikersbay.com