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

You would need around 20,258.92¥ (3,297.73$) in Shenzhen to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 6,500.00$ 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 32.05% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shenzhen are 49.27% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Shenzhen are 67.46% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Shenzhen are 42.91% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Shenzhen are 39.02% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Shenzhen is 58.79% lower than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Shenzhen      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     4.88 $      -59.31 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 $     36.63 $      -49.48 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.70 $     4.88 $      -27.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $     2.60 $      -47.91 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $     4.88 $      -18.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $     4.85 $      +28.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.96 $     0.90 $      -54.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.70 $     0.54 $      -68.10 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.17 $     2.55 $      +118.28 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.98 $     2.30 $      -42.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.48 $     1.45 $      -67.74 %
Eggs (12) 3.76 $     2.35 $      -37.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.58 $     19.53 $      +25.38 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.03 $     5.53 $      -57.53 %
Apples (1kg) 4.21 $     1.84 $      -56.35 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.89 $     2.28 $      -41.48 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.75 $     1.72 $      -63.78 %
Potato (1kg) 3.11 $     1.09 $      -64.91 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $     0.57 $      -71.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $     0.51 $      -79.38 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     24.42 $      +62.78 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $     0.99 $      -62.43 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.72 $     2.97 $      -20.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $     3.09 $      -55.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.37 $      -81.69 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 71.00 $     26.45 $      -62.74 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $     2.12 $      -39.54 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $     0.39 $      -77.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     6.84 $      -77.21 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.09 $     1.30 $      +19.76 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,000.00 $     25,393.52 $      +33.65 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 94.43 $     99.68 $      +5.56 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $     0.13 $      -36.52 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.79 $     24.38 $      -47.89 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 66.29 $     46.88 $      -29.28 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     19.23 $      -3.86 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $     13.02 $      +8.52 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.12 $     109.27 $      +105.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.45 $     55.91 $      +23.01 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 74.77 $     94.59 $      +26.52 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 93.57 $     118.01 $      +26.12 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,675.06 $     867.07 $      -67.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,879.30 $     502.06 $      -73.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,598.68 $     1,546.40 $      -66.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,418.16 $     1,185.23 $      -65.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,969.93 $     6,456.90 $      -28.02 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 6,817.14 $     3,720.66 $      -45.42 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,467.56 $     933.98 $      -79.09 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.38     7.25      +65.71 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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