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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 36.62% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 39.98% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 47.60% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 49.97% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 38.26% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 59.61% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.22 $      -67.82 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     19.31 $      -57.09 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     4.51 $      -30.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.97 $      -72.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.22 $      -35.64 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     4.28 $      +15.47 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     0.52 $      -68.03 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.31 $      -76.23 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.11 $      +108.41 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.46 $     1.54 $      -37.41 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.10 $     0.98 $      -68.34 %
Eggs (12) 2.37 $     1.85 $      -21.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     15.01 $      +57.35 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.03 $     4.12 $      -48.67 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     1.79 $      -53.39 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     1.61 $      -57.87 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.91 $     1.15 $      -70.47 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     0.88 $      -64.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     0.66 $      -58.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.59 $      -67.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.87 $      +7.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $     0.73 $      -69.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.40 $     2.10 $      -38.21 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.41 $      -59.77 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     16.09 $      -74.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.61 $      -46.36 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.37 $      -76.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.02 $      -83.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.81 $     1.24 $      +52.74 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,135.93 $      +14.93 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.43 $     52.03 $      -66.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -69.11 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     18.02 $      -61.56 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.04 $     37.30 $      -1.95 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     12.94 $      -29.46 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.46 $      +4.59 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.75 $     92.42 $      +126.81 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.75 $     47.12 $      +31.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.43 $     104.62 $      +35.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.68 $     91.80 $      +8.40 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 952.36 $     514.89 $      -45.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.69 $     291.19 $      -61.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,654.67 $     1,047.81 $      -36.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,263.04 $     569.45 $      -54.91 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,948.73 $     4,198.92 $      +115.47 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,290.45 $     2,076.90 $      +60.94 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,917.93 $     707.29 $      -75.76 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     6.05      +43.69 %
 
Last updateMarch, 2015March, 2015
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