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Cost of Living in Beijing

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 51.74
Rent Index: 42.46
Groceries Index: 52.93
Restaurants Index: 32.93
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 47.41
Local Purchasing Power: 63.96
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 ¥ 20.00-34.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 145.00 ¥ 100.00-250.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥ 22.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ¥ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥ 15.00-35.00
Cappuccino (regular) 28.48 ¥ 22.00-34.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.55 ¥ 2.50-5.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.96 ¥ 1.50-3.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.70 ¥ 37.85-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 15.63 ¥ 9.07-20.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.62 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (12) 13.20 ¥ 6.96-20.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 43.85 ¥ 18.14-90.72
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 13.44 ¥ 10.00-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.61 ¥ 26.31-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 6.70 ¥ 3.63-10.89
Banana (1 lb) 4.54 ¥ 3.63-5.44
Oranges (1 lb) 6.12 ¥ 4.54-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 3.86 ¥ 2.72-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.78 ¥ 2.27-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 3.80 ¥ 2.72-6.80
Lettuce (1 head) 5.89 ¥ 4.00-8.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.12 ¥ 3.00-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥ 60.00-127.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 6.00 ¥ 5.00-8.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 20.56 ¥ 15.00-30.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥ 15.00-20.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥ 3.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 180.00 ¥ 150.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥ 13.00-13.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥ 3.22-4.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 55.00 ¥ 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.20 ¥ 22.71-26.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 324.97 ¥ 200.00-400.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.50 ¥ 0.20-1.00
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 137.73 ¥ 100.00-168.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 378.81 ¥ 250.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 120.00 ¥ 60.00-200.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 80.00 ¥ 50.00-100.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 446.15 ¥ 250.00-600.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 251.27 ¥ 180.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 657.78 ¥ 600.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 730.77 ¥ 500.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,898.22 ¥ 5,000.00-9,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,680.47 ¥ 2,300.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 17,888.89 ¥ 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,529.41 ¥ 6,000.00-15,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,557.98 ¥ 4,645.11-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,159.13 ¥ 2,768.10-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 7,385.42 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.51 4.75-7.00

Prices in Beijing, China

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Last update: June, 2016
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Cost of living in Beijing is 47.92% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 606.50$ (4,015.80¥) and for four person family at 2,248.16$ (14,885.75¥) (without rent).
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58 Comments so far

#Kakyo on Jun 23, 2016 :
I live in Beijing. Housing in Beijing is really expensive, if you want to buy apartment in Beijing of 100 m2, you must prepare more than 6 million RMB, and of couse you must have a Beijing household registration first, then you can buy a house. Besides housing, other costs in Beijing are cheap, I think the vegetables and pork are really cheaper than other cities in China. The tickets of subway is from 3RMB to 7RMB or more, but most white-collar workers spend 5RMB for a single trip. Clothing is not expensive, for the same brand, its price in China is a little expensive than in USA or Europe, but there're many Chinese brands are cheaper than these famous brands, and the quality of the clothing is really good.
#Jill on May 23, 2016 :
Hi, I'm entertaining the prospect of moving to China from the US, I currently own property upwards of $200k in the US and was wondering what kind of housing I could afford if I sold my house and bought a house in Beijing, China?

Also, I'm going to have my masters degree in history but I'd like to start out with an English language teaching job initially.
#David on Mar 12, 2016 :
Hi I'm a bee keeper from Australia coming to Beijing in March looking to find people interested in buying my honey it is straight from the hive cold filtered and no additives or chemicals
#Padraig Kelly on Feb 22, 2016 :
Hi i am a trader from the uk i can understand that a lot of products in Beijing are very expensive is there anything that people in Beijing would want to purchase to save them money. Feel free to contact me via email padraigkelly991@hotmail.com
#Steven on Feb 22, 2016 :
Hello, i am wondering how much is the daily spending for someone who is new to Beijing. I'd mostly live of fried noodles, chicken, maybe some eggs, have an occasional desert like fried bananas or some snacks like peanuts. I usually don't like eating out a lot. For living i prefer a small 1 bedroom apartment, preferably with the kitchen in the livingroom (like a studio apt). The apartment should be close(up to 700m / half a mile) to an underground station because i prefer public transportation and have a western style toilet.

How much will i probably need per month?
#UKEXPAT on Feb 12, 2016 :
Also, a bottle of 'decent wine' from an import store like April Gourmet can easily be found for less than 100.
#UKEXPAT on Feb 12, 2016 :
Paul (previous person to leave feedback) has no clue! Yes, of course imported beer will set you back in excess of 20 yuan, but local beers from a supermarket are definitely 5 yuan a can. Perhaps in a restaurant you'll pay 12 yuan for a local pint (568 ml) of beer but that's reasonable enough, right? Also, the Tsingdao beer isn't "crappy", it's fairly decent and worth a try.
#Paul on Jan 19, 2016 :
You have got to be kidding! I noticed in one of Numbeo's comparison bar charts at the bottom of the page that Beijing was rated as (slightly) LESS expensive than a number of other East Asian cities such as Phnom Penh!!

So, I had a look through the Beijing figures, and I find they are WILDLY off on many things. And based on a TINY sample (138 contributors out of the tens of thousands of expats who live there??). I kind of suspect that most of the contributors are just "fifty centers", super-patriotic Chinese who've been tasked with bigging up Beijing to try to not discourage foreigners from taking jobs there.

There's a big difference between local restaurant prices and foreign restaurants/bars. You might be able to get a local draft beer for 5-10 RMB in a local restaurant, but in a proper bar it's going to cost you at least 20. I can't think of a decent imported beer that costs less than 30 RMB a bottle anywhere now, and most are more in the 40-50 range - so god knows where that 18 RMB bottom end (and 20 RMB average??!! the crappy local Tsingtao costs more than that!!) comes from. And 80 RMB wine is probably "bottom end" rather than "middle". You can't really get anything decent for less than 150-200.
#TrueValue on Jan 14, 2016 :
Though the value of China currency has been falling but is still overvalued over 17% from 8.0(benchmark) to 5.9 against a US dollar.

It is best to always stick to the fair benchmark value to gain the utmost trust on currency value from all international holders.
#UNKnown on Jan 03, 2016 :
These are not so accurate rates as i have been lived in beijing, clothes are not so expenses you just have to bargain i can gurantee you if shopkeeper selling a shirt at 500 rmb if you bargain he will give you at 70 or 50 yuan. its my personal experience in beijing. and can of a coke is 2.5 or somewhere 3 yuan not more than it.and bannana price is also displayed wrong it is 2 yuan per kg, bottle of chinese vodka starts from 10 yuan and goes till 200 yuan imported like jack daniels or black label. pack of ciggerate is 7 yuan till 20 yuan i use to smoke a brand name eight it was a good ciggerate of cost 7 yuan .beer price starts from 8 yuan and whiskey price starts from 25 yuan. mc donald chicken burger 10 yuan.i lived in Haidian,Near Wudaoku Station,Beijing
#M.A on Oct 19, 2015 :
Hi, I have a job offer in China. The company offers me 11035 CNY as my salary before tax.
How much should I expect as my NET Salary.
Also I was given a 8000 CNY housing allowance, how much is the range of apartment and condo.

How much is the ideal slary for someone to live comfortably and be able to save at the same time.

I would appreciate if you can answer this questions.
#vijay singh on Oct 11, 2015 :
I need job in Beijing I am computer teacher in India plz computer related job offer send my email I'd bhativijay47@gmail. com
#迪王 on Jun 10, 2015 :
@A.Ham
i can tell you about that if your salary would be enough when your whole family come to beijing.
but you must tell me first how many kids do you have and how old are they .because education fee is a big part .
and if your wife have a job too ?
beijing have most cheapest food and cloths.but education and entertainment are much more than others. we charge you different price from locals.
if there are only you and your wife .it's pretty good life in here
and if you can cook. that's will save you lot of money for that
because vegetable and fruit is pretty cheap in here.
if you have any more questions ask me
by emails :sayaddy@live.cn
#Shashank on Apr 24, 2015 :
Hi what will b the salary of a waiter in a five star property in Shanghai pls let me know..
Thanks.
#A.Ham on Apr 15, 2015 :
I am Sorry for wrong typing , the final net salary will be about 23,000 RMB per month
#A.Ham on Apr 15, 2015 :
Hi Beijiners,

I have a job offer in Beijing , the employer offers me 3850 USD per month "before TAX " , I Calculated it after applying the TX and transferred it into RMB , The final net salary in RMB will be about 32,000 RMB and i Have to pay for every thing accommodation, housing , transportation..etc SO I need the Beijiners to rate this offer, Taking into your consideration that i won't take my family and will live alone there .
Please share your ideas and rates about the probability of money saving . i don't drink bUT ONLY smoke.

Thanks in advance
BR,
A.Ham
#Papia on Apr 07, 2015 :
My husband is going for post doctoral research...the unversity said 5000 rmb he will get as scholarship.. Is it possible to live with that much of money in bajing for a couple...
No house rent is provided by the university... Please suggest...if anyone have any knowledge about the lowest rent of a small living place thn kindly give the information....
#Alex on Mar 15, 2015 :
Rent aside... 2000 RMB a month is possible to live on in Beijing if you're not including getting drunk, happy ending massages and so forth. So a salary of 10000 RMB a month after tax and rent should see you with plenty of savings. Admittedly though I'm in the South West... which certainly helps me to keep my money in my pocket and not behind the bars of Sanlitun.
#AV86 on Dec 30, 2014 :
WoW like I'm really through the roof with excitement, so Beijing will be like a new home for me cause I'm on my way, ...
Looking forward to see for myself first hand how amazing the city of Beijing really is! I'm going to earn roughly 6000rmb p/m but non the less I bet I will get more out of the experience than money can buy, looking forward to improve my Mandarin past the "Ni hao ma"&"Xie Xie" and maybe I will count past "Shí",... if your a local of Beijing and you think there is anything interesting noteworthy please feel free to get in contact with me at avitium@gmail.com
See you real soon Beijing! ;)
#Mahfuz on Dec 10, 2014 :
I m moving to Beijing in the next week..I just hope than the pollution is not that bad as mentioned by some!!!
#Jay on Nov 17, 2014 :
Salary is not enough for whatever they offer because most corporations have "fixed" salary range.
Therefore, you must ask "expat package" to extend more your overall salary package. Meaning some expatriation cost need to be reimburse or deserve an allowance.

To know more go here ;

http://www.xpatinsight.weebly.com/download
#Nog on Jun 09, 2014 :
Hi,

I Recently got offered a job in Beijing where the pay equals the equivalent of £1400 a month including accommodation. I was just wondering would that be a comfortable salary in relation to the cost of living?

Thanks
#liem on Jun 01, 2014 :
For a single egg it will cost about $1.46.
#liem on Jun 01, 2014 :
In beijing for a poor person the only space he/she would have is the size of a meter cube all the way around
#Anees on May 14, 2014 :
Hi Friends,

Please let me know the price of single Egg in Beijing.
#Tom on Mar 23, 2014 :
What monthly income, in USD, would an American need to have in order to live a descent life in Changsha, China? I'm retired, but have a friend who is an Architect over there, and she is asking me to come over for a prolonged visit, in order to help her (with children, repairs, etc.) at least until her big project & 60-70 hour weeks are over with...

There may or may not be a romantic component to this, but if I went over to help her out, I'd want to be able to pay my own way, and improve her life, not diminish it. She is well off, with a good job, and parents that are too (Doctor & University Professor), so she could probably pay for me to help her. but I'd rather do it as a Gift to her, and pay my own expenses from my Pension.

What would it take to live there ??
#Baka on Mar 11, 2014 :
All that is described above - not true. Man does not know where to buy clothes and other goods.
#michelle on Feb 18, 2014 :
I have been given an opportunity in Lanxi,Zhejiang,China for 8,000 in china.
I have one child is that a good income to live on and can I save?
#brij on Jan 14, 2014 :
what should be a sufficient amount of money to spend a month in the city?? as i am getting a 7000 RMB only, is it enough to spend a good time in this city??
#Rocky on Jan 06, 2014 :
I say, jolly old fellas, it may appear to give low costs in foods but property in Beijing equals to alot of low/underdeveloped areas, but for luxurious near transports is too much pricey for everyone in China. I say, i'd stick to my Euro if your smart.
#David on Nov 26, 2013 :
Lol, it's kinda funny to get all these different comments from people living in the same city. It's like everyone is living in their own Beijing. I myself found a job paying about 14000 RBM in total compensation (11000 salary + 3000 housing allowance) in USD that's about 2300 a month. hell not a bad wage even to my standards. and if i can find an apartment for 4000 RMB and I'm only paying 65 cents for half a litter of beer... man Id say you guys are a bunch of whiners lol
#Katus on Nov 24, 2013 :
My sister lived in Beijing. She was in the outer suburbs and her rent, gas and water was paid by her employer. She earned 5000 RMB a month and she lived very comfortably.
#MissC on Oct 05, 2013 :
If you can really live a regular chinese life then these price information might be more or less true.
1. you can eat in an inexpensive restaurant for small money but you dont know if you are eating pork meat or rat. anyway it was cooked with recollected oil from the street so you might end up in a hospital next day. this is for sure not making anything up, it is all over all international but also national news.
2. you can think chinese market do offer cheap vegetable but you can not check how strong it has been contamined by pesticide. even local who ever can afford it buy from the bio section which is provided in nearly all supermarket. only then the prices equal western european markets.
3. you should know the water from the tab is not meant for drinking. but also those in the bottle, please read carefully. in europe you will usually buy mineral water but in china what you get is boiled water.
4. since the price for taxis went up, it is just a little. what changed a lot is, you pay now much more than before when you stuck in jam. but traffic jam is daily busines here. so you better dont take the cab anymore.
5. did anyone notice how slow the internet is in beijing? like 10 years back in western europe. hahaha.
6. it is mostly not very much about recreation when i think about gym. too less you pay the more people there are, gym should better be called as sweat shop.
7. you always get what you pay for, you wanna pay 500 rmb for pair of leather shoes, then be prepared when they dont survive this year. cute design always come for free. ;)
8. if you wanna spend your day time travelling then you can pay small money living in the western or southern part of beijing. but unfortunately there is not much but real china. if you want a beer or bread or salad or night life even. come to the east! and you gotta pay 8000 rmb for 1bd apt. voila...

for the salary, i do think that there must be tons of rich chinese here in bj. on my daily bike trip to work i couldnt finish counting how many luxury cars i have seen, e.g. at least one ferrari a day. and also you could never walk into carefour with only 200 rmb, carefour is supposed to be normal supermarket. you have to be very careful not spending more than what you have.

most of time, the comparison doesnt work because the quality is far not the same. even when it is supposed to, you will be surprised how different it is. just check the small printing on the packaging. you will see...

oh i forgot, the pollution comes for free too. today it is 430. tragedy, if you think about what it once was not even long ago and what it has become.
#Chinago on Sep 23, 2013 :
The western part of China is relatively cheap to live in, for instance Chengdu or Xian, and they also have very good colleges that provide excellent medicine courses.
#Andini on Sep 14, 2013 :

I'm from Indonesia. Where is the cheapest place/city in china to study. Because I don't know how to get a scholarship. I want to study medical (mix between chinese traditional and modern). Can anyone help to give me any advice? Please if you got time email me at sandcastleblocks@gmail.com
#stylites.net on Sep 07, 2013 :
750.00 ¥ for leather shoes is nothing. Proper leather shoes cost 500 usd.
#Kevin P on Aug 19, 2013 :
@Arlo Barlow an hour or more? What bank was this? I switched company recently and had to open a new account at Citic Bank about a month ago; it took me less than 10 minutes, the only documents I needed were my passport and temporary residence certificate, and the entirety of the 'paperwork' was signing my name twice. A few years ago my experience with China Merchants Bank was pretty much identical.

With the exception of trying to apply for a credit card, I've found the banking system here far more convenient than back in England.
#Arlo Barlow on Aug 13, 2013 :
When going to work for a company in BJ your employer will usually pay your salary into a CHinese bank of their choosing. This means you WILL have to go to a branch of that CHinse bank and spend an hour or more going through the strange hybrid process of opening a Chinse bank account.

By hybrid I mean there's a lot of computer work, lots of mouse clicks and typing.

But there's also mountains of paperwork, writing in ledgers and use of rubber stamps. And they take your picture and photograph your passport and have you enter your PIN into a mini keyboard multiple times.

It's hopefully the most Chinese bureaucracy you'll ever have to deal with. It's certainly more complex than getting your visa!
#Arlo Barlow on Aug 13, 2013 :
Almost no business in China, even in Shanghai and Beijing, accepts Visa or Mastercard - only the more expensive western places, fancier restaurants and hotels and even then it's usually only VISA/MC on a Chinese bank card, not a western bank.
#Mark Scott on Aug 13, 2013 :
@Denni D. If you're living in BJ and aren't sending the vast majority of your salary back to the USA, then $110,000 will be more than adequate.

If you can, I recommend having your salary divided into two, so you get a minimal Chinese salary and the rest goes to a US bank account. That way you get to keep the majority of your money. US taxes you on foreign-earned income but only on the amount above $90,000, so you should end up not having to pay any US tax (rightly so if you're not living in the USA, IMHO).

It's easy to draw money from your US bank account via an ATM.



#Arlo Barlow on Aug 13, 2013 :
@Leo - 8000 RMB doesn't leave a lot of room for manoeuvre. Are you getting your rent paid by your employer or do you have to pay rent out of that?

It's possible to find reasonably cheap accommodation in BJ, but then you have gas, electric, water, internet, food...I had money left over out of my 7000 RMB stipend each month, but I was alone in BJ and my rent costs were paid from my US bank account.

#leo on Jul 03, 2013 :
Can someone live with a wife and a child @ 8000 RMB/month ???

Advice plz
#Steve on Jun 17, 2013 :
My wife is Chinese and we looked at apartments near New World in Chongwenmen and they sell at 70,000RMB/m2. Brochure claims 100m2 for 7mRMB, reality is you get just over80m2 as the quoted area includes the wall and a portion of the common area. 140m2 (120m2 nett) for 9mRMB. Building has 8 flats per floor & 16 floors (128units) and only 4 units left when I was there 3 weeks ago. Cannot believe the prices are sustainable!!
#Dennis.D. on Jun 07, 2013 :
How well could I live on 110.000 a year USD in Beijing area.
#John on Jun 01, 2013 :
How would 10,000 RMB a month and provided accommodation in Shunyi set me up?
#Anonymous on May 31, 2013 :
I was offered a job in Beijing for 30000 RMB per month and 4000 for an apartment.
would that be good to live a good live in Beijing. Thank you for your advice
#Anonymous on May 10, 2013 :
There are many opposite comments regarding Bejing here - some are claiming it is more expensive than stated here, some are claiming it is less.
#Anonymous on Apr 10, 2013 :
the housing price is 15% to 20% lower than real status
the mean salary should be 1000euro to 1200euro
the clothes and shoes price is too high, that is the full label price, normally people could buy it at about 20% to 50% off

comments from the Jinyu Zhang, who lives in Beijing for 13 years
#Mladen on Apr 01, 2013 :
Egg prices for Beijing are now fixed according to new comments. Thank you for your contributions.
#LM on Apr 01, 2013 :
The market prices are absolutely retarded on this site. I can only assume that the majority of contributors are completely useless at buying anything, failing even the most basic strategy of "point, grunt, hand money" which even the illiterate FOBs can manage to do.

Egg prices are also rather daft, as "1 dozen" means nothing. Small? Medium? Large? Jumbo? Extra Jumbo? Who knows! These classifications are based on weight, yet entirely ignored here.
http://www.sunnyqueen.com.au/sunnyqueenrecipes/recipe.cfm?ID=32

Eggs in Beijing are currently about 4.3 RMB per 500g. If you go for 1 dozen "large", that's 650g for 5.6 RMB. I can only imagine what idiotic prices people have been paying to get the average up to 15. I can pick out 110g monsters and get a dozen of em and that's still only 11.3 RMB.

This also fails to take into account the brown vs white. As whites cost more in Beijing with browns being common, while it is reversed in the US, as browns are "exotic" for whatever reason. And hell, even the white eggs would never reach 15 RMB for a dozen of any size.
#Alex on Mar 21, 2013 :
I have been offered a job in the city earning 16000 rmb per month. With accommodation in the city costing me 4000 rmb per month. Is this apartment likely to be good for that money and how much of my salary am I going to be able to save each month?
#Anonymous on Mar 02, 2013 :
I have been living in Beijing since 1995. Prices have gone up a lot. Renting an appartment in the city center is more likely to cost around 6000 RMB. I rent out a small appartment of 78m2 for 5500 RMB near the forbidden city which is very cheap for the location. For something bigger think 9000 to 10,000 RMB / month and if you want a more luxury place/area double that amount. Dining is more expensive as well. A simple meal will be around 100 RMB. If you would start as a teacher you will need around 10 to 15 K RMB a month to live comfortably.
#Anonymous on Feb 04, 2013 :
The price is biased for BEIJING. The groceries are not that expensive. And for the clothes, if you don't buy foreign brands, it's much cheaper! For the apartment rent price, it's more like for luxury ones.
#cainebogdan on Dec 24, 2012 :
I can`t belived that the life in Beijing it`s the same like Berlin and almost the same like N.Y. Anyway according numbeo caracas life is much better than in NY. and most European cities.This happens when the state intervenes directly on life .... and censor this life.
The life isn`t only ...minimum wage and the price of gasoline (venezuela) .... the life means to feel you free like a person.
I`m from Romania ...my wage it`s 250 euro on a month ... in western europe you can earn 1000-2000 euro , and prices are the same as in romania.
#Hanno on Nov 29, 2012 :
I am considering moving to Beijing for work reasons. I need to get an idea of what my earning potential is as Senior Interior Designer with 14 years experience. Can anyone assist in providing ball park figures/ month? I hear expats now have to pay near 56 % Tax???
#George on Nov 21, 2012 :
Feels like the prices are set to high here.
#Georgi on Aug 28, 2012 :
FUCK THIS SHIT IM IN BULGARIA WHERE MINIMAL WAGE IS 180euro.... and our gasoline price is 1.5euros..... im mentioning our minimal wage because with such high percentage of unemployed people, its hard to find a job with average standards, mostly people work for 100-150 euro with prices the same as in Beijing... TAKE THIS BEAR GRYLLS we are surviving in these circumstances since 1989... and no one gives a shit about my country not even the politicians (infact they are the reason for our situation nowadays) since 1989 the top priority for the highest levels of the leaders have been to hijack bulgarian economy and keep bulgarians dumb as fuck to manipulate them easily. Wish you all the best guys! FIGHT RACISM!!!
#*danny kim on Jun 25, 2012 :
can i be able to study and work in beijing? and if yes how much can i pay in tution fees in a median university and how much can i expect to earn in teaching english or other jobs?