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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 37.37% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 40.43% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 47.38% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 50.28% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 38.64% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 60.50% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.19 $      -68.09 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     19.15 $      -57.45 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     4.47 $      -31.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.96 $      -72.65 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.19 $      -36.18 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $     4.25 $      +14.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     0.52 $      -68.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.30 $      -76.38 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.08 $      +105.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.52 $      -38.08 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.09 $     0.96 $      -69.08 %
Eggs (12) 2.36 $     1.83 $      -22.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.58 $     14.83 $      +54.83 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.02 $     4.08 $      -49.18 %
Apples (1kg) 3.85 $     1.78 $      -53.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     1.63 $      -57.25 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     1.14 $      -70.85 %
Potato (1kg) 2.46 $     0.88 $      -64.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.61 $     0.65 $      -59.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.59 $      -67.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.76 $      +6.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.35 $     0.72 $      -69.31 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.39 $     2.07 $      -38.93 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.39 $      -60.11 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -84.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     15.96 $      -75.07 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.60 $      -46.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.37 $      -76.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     4.98 $      -83.41 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.82 $     1.24 $      +50.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     23,933.75 $      +13.97 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.51 $     49.94 $      -68.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -69.97 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     17.47 $      -62.75 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.16 $     36.02 $      -5.59 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.43 $     12.57 $      -31.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.97 $      -0.28 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.84 $     91.31 $      +123.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.69 $     46.59 $      +30.52 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.45 $     102.00 $      +31.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.91 $     91.03 $      +7.21 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 950.14 $     515.83 $      -45.71 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 748.90 $     291.29 $      -61.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,652.95 $     1,044.05 $      -36.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,255.51 $     568.90 $      -54.69 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,939.63 $     4,142.93 $      +113.59 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,298.77 $     1,990.30 $      +53.24 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,965.72 $     697.84 $      -76.47 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     6.07      +43.86 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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