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

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You would need around 16,253.22¥ (2,611.09$) in Shenzhen to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,600.00$ 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 46.14% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shenzhen are 60.44% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Shenzhen are 75.50% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Shenzhen are 53.38% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Shenzhen are 56.32% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Shenzhen is 43.70% lower than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Shenzhen      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $     4.82 $      -65.57 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $     32.13 $      -59.84 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 7.00 $     4.82 $      -31.15 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     1.77 $      -64.66 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     3.21 $      -46.45 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.77 $     4.42 $      +17.23 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.97 $     0.69 $      -64.81 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.73 $     0.40 $      -76.73 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.20 $     2.29 $      +91.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.94 $     1.87 $      -52.61 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 5.04 $     1.17 $      -76.75 %
Eggs (12) 3.73 $     2.27 $      -39.25 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 14.86 $     9.10 $      -38.73 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 14.29 $     5.27 $      -63.13 %
Apples (1kg) 4.06 $     1.27 $      -68.74 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.49 $     1.54 $      -55.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.34 $     1.00 $      -76.88 %
Potato (1kg) 3.37 $     0.72 $      -78.55 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.00 $     0.48 $      -75.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.41 $     0.48 $      -79.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $     14.86 $      +10.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.79 $     0.77 $      -72.49 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     2.41 $      -39.76 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     2.49 $      -64.43 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $     0.32 $      -85.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     25.70 $      -63.28 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.01 $      -42.62 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     0.39 $      -77.44 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     7.71 $      -74.30 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.07 $     1.24 $      +15.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,095.00 $     24,097.55 $      +33.17 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 99.72 $     79.91 $      -19.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $     0.12 $      -28.19 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.86 $     19.94 $      -58.33 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.00 $     34.47 $      -50.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $     11.25 $      -25.03 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     12.85 $      +7.10 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 55.18 $     99.04 $      +79.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     52.18 $      +14.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 79.77 $     85.68 $      +7.41 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.42 $     99.60 $      +10.16 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,788.14 $     594.41 $      -78.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,952.60 $     338.97 $      -82.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,639.71 $     1,303.74 $      -71.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,437.94 $     896.96 $      -73.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,149.32 $     6,219.46 $      -32.02 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     3,561.08 $      -47.76 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,675.05 $     1,041.22 $      -77.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.14     6.75      +62.93 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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