Cost of Living

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Life in Hongkong for Indians


I will have to move to Hongkong in the month of June for an onsite assignment for  my client DFS.

I would like to know the cost of living in HK, accomodation in a decent apartment and it's monthly Rent (not luxurious) and cost for other basic necessities. I know this is a very vague question and depends on the way you lead your life but still would like to know the ground realities.

Consider that i am an average spender would not go into too much luxury.

Can you please let me know your thoughts on the queries above.

Thanks in Advance, Read more »

Questions about moving to HK

Hi there and thank you for your great website, loads of useful information.

I currently am contemplating a move to HK as I have a potential opportunity there. It's a bit early stage, but if it materializes, it will be really quick.

I've gathered quite a bit of information, but there are 2 main ones which seem to elude me a bit, and maybe you can help: Read more »

Cost of Living

I'm trying to find out how much one can save (in terms of salary) in HK. I live in Toronto, apartment rent is USD 900/month for a 500 sqft. Commute to downtown Toronto is 40 minutes via short bus ride to subway station (less than 20 kms to downtown).

90% of the time, we cook at home - Asian food, so cheaper compared with western diet.

Total household income (married couple) is USD 85,000/yr. No kids.

At the end of the year, we're able to save 30% of our salary. Read more »

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