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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 36.00% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 36.58% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 37.82% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 45.29% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 39.00% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 61.86% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.53 $      -64.71 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.06 $      -46.53 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     4.33 $      -33.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.01 $      -71.02 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.21 $      -35.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.35 $      +17.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     0.54 $      -66.77 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.33 $      -74.83 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.10 $      +108.05 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     1.62 $      -33.63 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     0.98 $      -68.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.35 $     1.87 $      -20.62 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.64 $     13.44 $      +39.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.99 $     4.01 $      -49.76 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     1.81 $      -52.79 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.81 $     1.72 $      -54.95 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     1.19 $      -69.24 %
Potato (1kg) 2.45 $     0.89 $      -63.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     0.66 $      -58.95 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.61 $      -65.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.83 $      +6.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     0.72 $      -69.01 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.33 $     2.17 $      -34.91 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.41 $      -59.90 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.96 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     16.04 $      -76.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.68 $      -43.86 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.38 $      -75.22 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.00 $      -83.33 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.94 $     1.26 $      +33.80 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,061.98 $      +14.58 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.61 $     51.54 $      -67.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -70.36 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.93 $     18.37 $      -60.86 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.44 $     37.75 $      -4.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.17 $     12.37 $      -31.92 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.23 $      +12.29 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.27 $     94.90 $      +129.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.88 $     48.56 $      +35.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.99 $     103.22 $      +32.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.23 $     93.61 $      +9.83 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.48 $     619.97 $      -39.25 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.07 $     342.35 $      -55.72 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,743.09 $     1,338.05 $      -23.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,312.63 $     715.05 $      -45.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,941.06 $     5,211.45 $      +168.48 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,283.52 $     2,632.19 $      +105.08 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,079.65 $     744.88 $      -75.81 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.23     6.19      +46.51 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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