Asia

Hong Kong

There are the iconic urban skyline, neon-lit neighborhoods and large luxury shops. There are also the crowded, densely populated Kowloon, noisy markets with loud street vendors and lush, quiet green oases. Hong Kong is a bustling megacity of many contrasts. It is one of the most important financial centers globally, and consistently ranks as the most competitive and free economic area in the world. Over seven million people live in its endless high-rises and commute across the city and the harbor in a constant buzzing rhythm.

City rank out of 77 cities

Price level
33
Earning level
29
Purchasing power
9
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Facts about Hong Kong

Price Level Index
Hong Kong
76.5
New York
100.0
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1
5
33
77
Earnings Level Index
Hong Kong
60.3
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
7
29
77
Working Time
Hong Kong
0/ 11.8m
New York
0/ 15.2m
Global rankingShow all cities
1
1
12
77
Purchasing Power Index
Hong Kong
78.9
New York
100.0
Global rankingShow all cities
1
9
10
77
Did you know…
Hong Kong has the most skyscrapers (classified as a building with more than 14 stories) in the world, double that of its nearest rival: New York City.