View Poll Results: What's your total monthly spending in HK?

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  • Less than $30k

    22 56.41%
  • $30k - $40k

    6 15.38%
  • $40k - $50k

    3 7.69%
  • $50k - $70k

    6 15.38%
  • $70k - $80k

    0 0%
  • $80k+

    2 5.13%
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  1. #231

    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    7

    I'm really surprised at some of your utility bills. We're in 2bdm flat and 3 AC units. the living room AC unit is kept on 24 hours for the dog (at "efficiency setting" around 23 deg). we cook at home, use a clothes washer (7kg model), use 2-3 dehumidifiers as needed. DLNA server always-on. our E-bill is about 200-300.

    mind you, i do try to prevent leakages (doors and windows) with insulation tape.

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  2. #232

    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Hong Kong
    Posts
    1,221
    Quote Originally Posted by bobly
    I'm really surprised at some of your utility bills. We're in 2bdm flat and 3 AC units. the living room AC unit is kept on 24 hours for the dog (at "efficiency setting" around 23 deg). we cook at home, use a clothes washer (7kg model), use 2-3 dehumidifiers as needed. DLNA server always-on. our E-bill is about 200-300.

    mind you, i do try to prevent leakages (doors and windows) with insulation tape.
    wow! how do you manage that? Do you have subsidies on your bills?

    I live on my own, so tend to only have 1 or 2 aircons on when i'm home. They are turned off when at work during weekdays. I cook maybe 3 or 4 times a week. I have an air purifier but thats only on an hour each day. I have a washer/dryer but being just 1 person i would guess is used less than you.

    And my latest electric bill was about HK$ 1500 (for 3 months)! I remember a couple of years ago there were subsidies which brought my bill down quite a bit.

  3. #233

    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Kennedy Town
    Posts
    547

    Our bill was $565 last month with AC on 24/7. 2 adults and 2 kids. Home most of the day.

    We just got a more efficient AC installed, hoping to get it down to $400.


  4. #234

    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Posts
    7
    Quote Originally Posted by UK/HKboy
    And my latest electric bill was about HK$ 1500 (for 3 months)
    so that's 500 per month....