Hong Kong: Housing and utilities prices

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 Hong Kong

Housing and utilities price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 112.78
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 112.78
 Min - Max 112.78 - 112.78
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures the cost of housing and utilities in Hong Kong compared to other countries. Higher values mean more expensive housing, gas, electricity and other heating fuels. The data are from the 2017 edition of the International Comparison Program of the World Bank which updates the series every seven years. The housing and utilities price information for Hong Kong and other countries remains valid for a few years as relative prices change slowly over time. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 112.78 index points.
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Definition: The index reflects the cost of housing, gas, electricity and other fuels. The world average price level is set at 100. Higher values indicate more expensive housing and utilities prices relative to the world average and other countries.


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