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

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You would need around 18,762.00¥ (3,023.93$) in Shenzhen to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 7,000.00$ in San Francisco, CA (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Shenzhen are 44.40% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shenzhen are 56.80% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Rent Prices in Shenzhen are 67.89% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Restaurant Prices in Shenzhen are 58.12% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Groceries Prices in Shenzhen are 51.52% lower than in San Francisco, CA
Local Purchasing Power in Shenzhen is 10.47% higher than in San Francisco, CA

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  San Francisco, CA  Shenzhen      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.50 $
(89.97 ¥)
    4.84 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -66.65 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(496.36 ¥)
    26.59 $
(165.00 ¥)
     -66.76 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.78 $
(48.27 ¥)
    4.03 $
(25.00 ¥)
     -48.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.00 $
(31.02 ¥)
    1.13 $
(7.00 ¥)
     -77.44 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 6.00 $
(37.23 ¥)
    2.74 $
(17.00 ¥)
     -54.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $
(23.47 ¥)
    4.62 $
(28.64 ¥)
     +22.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.84 $
(11.45 ¥)
    0.70 $
(4.33 ¥)
     -62.15 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $
(10.10 ¥)
    0.36 $
(2.22 ¥)
     -78.00 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.32 $
(8.19 ¥)
    2.42 $
(15.00 ¥)
     +83.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 3.37 $
(20.92 ¥)
    2.10 $
(13.00 ¥)
     -37.87 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 4.93 $
(30.60 ¥)
    1.26 $
(7.84 ¥)
     -74.39 %
Eggs (12) 3.93 $
(24.40 ¥)
    2.56 $
(15.90 ¥)
     -34.83 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 15.69 $
(97.37 ¥)
    11.69 $
(72.50 ¥)
     -25.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 13.53 $
(83.98 ¥)
    5.21 $
(32.33 ¥)
     -61.50 %
Apples (1kg) 4.11 $
(25.49 ¥)
    2.07 $
(12.86 ¥)
     -49.57 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.01 $
(24.88 ¥)
    1.88 $
(11.67 ¥)
     -53.12 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.31 $
(26.76 ¥)
    1.16 $
(7.20 ¥)
     -73.09 %
Potato (1kg) 3.57 $
(22.12 ¥)
    0.77 $
(4.75 ¥)
     -78.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.97 $
(12.21 ¥)
    0.48 $
(3.00 ¥)
     -75.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(14.64 ¥)
    0.48 $
(3.00 ¥)
     -79.50 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(93.07 ¥)
    10.88 $
(67.50 ¥)
     -27.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(12.41 ¥)
    0.87 $
(5.43 ¥)
     -56.26 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.67 $
(16.55 ¥)
    2.12 $
(13.12 ¥)
     -20.67 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.70 $
(41.57 ¥)
    2.42 $
(15.00 ¥)
     -63.92 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(13.96 ¥)
    0.32 $
(2.00 ¥)
     -85.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(434.31 ¥)
    36.26 $
(225.00 ¥)
     -48.19 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(21.72 ¥)
    2.10 $
(13.00 ¥)
     -40.14 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.71 $
(10.60 ¥)
    0.39 $
(2.40 ¥)
     -77.36 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(186.14 ¥)
    7.74 $
(48.00 ¥)
     -74.21 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 1.00 $
(6.19 ¥)
    1.10 $
(6.84 ¥)
     +10.50 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,095.00 $
(112,270.43 ¥)
    24,176.00 $
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +33.61 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 100.44 $
(623.20 ¥)
    99.04 $
(614.48 ¥)
     -1.40 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $
(1.03 ¥)
    0.08 $
(0.48 ¥)
     -53.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.88 $
(284.63 ¥)
    22.01 $
(136.56 ¥)
     -52.02 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.38 $
(430.44 ¥)
    34.80 $
(215.91 ¥)
     -49.84 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $
(93.07 ¥)
    10.48 $
(65.00 ¥)
     -30.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(74.45 ¥)
    12.89 $
(80.00 ¥)
     +7.45 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 54.56 $
(338.49 ¥)
    90.26 $
(560.00 ¥)
     +65.44 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.33 $
(299.88 ¥)
    52.34 $
(324.75 ¥)
     +8.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.62 $
(531.26 ¥)
    89.52 $
(555.44 ¥)
     +4.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.22 $
(640.44 ¥)
    91.33 $
(566.67 ¥)
     -11.52 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,033.75 $
(18,822.90 ¥)
    1,047.63 $
(6,500.00 ¥)
     -65.47 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,117.86 $
(13,140.24 ¥)
    571.55 $
(3,546.15 ¥)
     -73.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,547.50 $
(34,419.46 ¥)
    2,111.23 $
(13,099.14 ¥)
     -61.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,089.50 $
(25,373.30 ¥)
    1,018.32 $
(6,318.18 ¥)
     -75.10 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 14,204.87 $
(88,134.11 ¥)
    11,355.78 $
(70,456.93 ¥)
     -20.06 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 9,724.70 $
(60,336.93 ¥)
    5,616.64 $
(34,848.45 ¥)
     -42.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,725.37 $
(23,114.08 ¥)
    1,777.85 $
(11,030.67 ¥)
     -52.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.00     5.89      +47.31 %
 
Last updateMay, 2015May, 2015
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Currency: USD