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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 33.58% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 34.31% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 35.92% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 43.91% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 36.16% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 65.96% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.60 $      -64.05 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.51 $      -45.53 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.33 $      -33.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.30 $      -62.73 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.38 $      -32.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.43 $      +20.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     0.56 $      -65.37 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.34 $      -73.56 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.14 $      +111.93 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.67 $      -31.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     1.04 $      -65.79 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     1.89 $      -18.32 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     14.03 $      +47.19 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     4.14 $      -46.96 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     1.83 $      -52.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.76 $     1.76 $      -53.34 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.25 $      -67.29 %
Potato (1kg) 2.41 $     0.92 $      -61.84 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.66 $      -57.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.62 $      -64.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.07 $      +8.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     0.73 $      -68.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.22 $      -32.74 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.45 $      -59.15 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.33 $      -83.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     16.34 $      -76.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.76 $      -41.44 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.56 $      -81.48 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.30 $      +35.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,511.81 $      +16.72 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.19 $     54.73 $      -65.83 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -68.27 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.10 $     18.63 $      -60.45 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.49 $     38.79 $      -1.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.87 $     13.79 $      -22.82 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.44 $      +14.39 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     99.94 $      +143.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.91 $     50.48 $      +40.59 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.14 $     107.03 $      +38.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.69 $     99.57 $      +17.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.81 $     630.87 $      -38.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.72 $     349.69 $      -54.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.77 $     1,378.46 $      -20.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,307.39 $     744.34 $      -43.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,903.73 $     5,549.62 $      +191.51 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.09 $     2,744.74 $      +118.17 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,311.13 $     740.29 $      -77.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     6.15      +46.15 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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