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Sumu F asked in TravelAsia PacificChina · 1 decade ago

monthly living expenses in Hong Kong ?

we would like to move to Hong Kong as my husband got a job offer for HK$25000. will that be enough for our living ? about how much do a single person need for a month in HK? and if a family (3 members) move on will the expenses be double? what is the rent for a normal house in HK? what is the rent for a room in HK? pls answer me a person who lives in HK or a person who Knows very well about HK?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    For most average HK people, the biggest expense is housing. Rent for a small HOUSE in Hong Kong in remote areas could be as little as HK$5,000 or over HK$50,000 for a bigger one in the prime locations. Most people live in condos/apartments, one that is 800 sq ft net in a good neighborhood can cost HK$10,000- 15,000. You can find smaller ones for much less.

    For a single working person, I would say total monthly living expenses including utilities and basic clothing, excluding rent, social events, entertainment, should be around $4-5,000, a family of 3 should not cost you more than 10K. Monthly expenses for a housewife would cost much less because she does not have to pay for daily commute, eating at restaurants and updating work clothes.

  • 4 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    HK$25000 is just a small amount. rental in HK is high. food cost is ok....depends on what u eat daily. average rental in the city = at least HK$10000 or up for a small 1 or 2 bedrooms apartment. some even only studio flat.

  • 5 years ago

    Hi NMS,

    How much roughly a family with 1 child will cost to live in average in HK within a month?

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  • schmit
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    5 years ago

    Hmmm, that may no longer a bad earnings for Hong Kong....yet no longer unavoidably an excellent one. the biggest cost is housing. you will stay in a smaller place. yet you preserve funds on almost each and everything else.

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