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Cost of Living Comparison Between San Francisco, CA and Shenzhen Reverse

You would need around 20,230.06¥ (3,294.42$) in Shenzhen to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,500.00$ in San Francisco, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Shenzhen are 32.22% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shenzhen are 49.32% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Shenzhen are 67.44% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Shenzhen are 46.77% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Shenzhen are 37.86% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Shenzhen is 58.76% lower than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Shenzhen      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $     4.89 $      -65.10 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 76.00 $     36.64 $      -51.79 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.89 $      -30.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     2.61 $      -47.89 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.89 $      -18.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.80 $     4.86 $      +27.84 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 $     0.90 $      -53.94 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.72 $     0.54 $      -68.44 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.18 $     2.55 $      +116.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.30 $      -42.32 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.48 $     1.45 $      -67.72 %
Eggs (12) 3.68 $     2.35 $      -36.05 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.86 $     19.54 $      +31.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 12.52 $     5.54 $      -55.78 %
Apples (1kg) 4.21 $     1.84 $      -56.33 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 $     2.28 $      -41.45 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.71 $     1.72 $      -63.45 %
Potato (1kg) 3.11 $     1.09 $      -64.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 $     0.57 $      -69.87 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     0.51 $      -79.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     24.43 $      +62.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.61 $     0.99 $      -62.22 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.81 $     2.98 $      -21.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     3.09 $      -55.80 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.37 $      -81.68 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     26.46 $      -62.20 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.12 $      -39.51 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     0.42 $      -75.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     6.51 $      -78.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.08 $     1.30 $      +19.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,547.50 $     25,404.27 $      +36.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 94.43 $     99.72 $      +5.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.13 $      -36.49 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.86 $     24.39 $      -49.03 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 67.71 $     46.90 $      -30.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.24 $      -3.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     13.03 $      +8.57 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.57 $     109.32 $      +107.96 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     55.94 $      +23.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 75.15 $     94.63 $      +25.92 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.83 $     118.06 $      +29.98 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,720.06 $     867.44 $      -68.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,911.44 $     502.27 $      -73.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,576.39 $     1,547.05 $      -66.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,385.83 $     1,185.74 $      -64.98 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,969.93 $     6,459.63 $      -27.99 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     3,722.24 $      -45.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,469.80 $     934.38 $      -79.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     7.25      +65.71 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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