Gothenburg vs Hong Kong - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Hong Kong
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$2822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$6540
🏠 One person rent
$743
$1941
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$3792
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$499
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$230
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$3076
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
46
100
😀 Quality of life
92
90
🏙️ Population
605K
7.5M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 49% less expensive than in Hong Kong. Cities ranked 2868th and 51st ($1442 vs $2822) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 1st in Sweden and China, respectively. Check Sweden vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.1 months in Hong Kong. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Hong Kong ranked 1st in China, while ranked 63rd and 91st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Hong Kong

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Gothenburg Hong Kong
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$7.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$7.63
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$5.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$2411
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$1655
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$4764
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$3308
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$28.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
2.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$31776
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$20058
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$1.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$68.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$11.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$2.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$3.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$4.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$25.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$22.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$4.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$2.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$3.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$2.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$18.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$7.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$6.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.7
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$76.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$47.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$35.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$86
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$783
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$18213

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2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

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Distance City Cost of living
5 km or 3.1 mi Kowloon
$2352
30 km or 19 mi Shenzhen
$1134
61 km or 38 mi Zhuhai
$675
64 km or 40 mi Macau
$1613
88 km or 55 mi Zhongshan
$663
95 km or 59 mi Dongguan
$787
96 km or 60 mi Huizhou
$763
116 km or 72 mi Jiangmen
$711
132 km or 82 mi Guangzhou
$995
132 km or 82 mi Shanwei
$710
137 km or 85 mi Foshan
$641
152 km or 94 mi Kaiping
$665
173 km or 107 mi Heyuan
$696
193 km or 120 mi Qingyuan
$733
195 km or 121 mi Zhaoqing
$707
229 km or 143 mi Yunfu
$763
231 km or 144 mi Yangjiang
$719
236 km or 147 mi Puning
$700
267 km or 166 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shaoguan
$688
287 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
297 km or 184 mi Chaozhou
$648
301 km or 187 mi Meizhou
$775
320 km or 199 mi Wuzhou
$727
333 km or 207 mi Lianzhou
$651
341 km or 212 mi Maoming
$537
343 km or 213 mi Gaozhou
$686
357 km or 222 mi Hezhou
$701
403 km or 250 mi Ganzhou
$792
406 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
408 km or 254 mi Chenzhou
$815
414 km or 257 mi Yulin
$753
427 km or 266 mi Longyan
$691
435 km or 270 mi Zhangzhou
$751
469 km or 292 mi Xiamen
$828
471 km or 292 mi Haikou
$608
475 km or 295 mi Guigang
$673
489 km or 304 mi Kinmen
$828
516 km or 320 mi Guilin
$539
529 km or 329 mi Laibin
$704