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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 31.51% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 32.51% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 34.71% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 42.32% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 33.43% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 67.72% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.95 $      -60.46 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.21 $      -46.20 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.41 $      -32.21 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.29 $      -63.11 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.04 $      -19.30 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     4.35 $      +18.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.60 $     0.56 $      -64.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     0.35 $      -72.79 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     2.14 $      +113.59 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.69 $      -30.27 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     1.05 $      -65.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     1.88 $      -17.70 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.52 $     15.36 $      +61.31 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.77 $     4.22 $      -45.69 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     1.85 $      -51.43 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.71 $     1.85 $      -50.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.32 $      -65.56 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     0.94 $      -60.75 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.70 $      -55.09 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.63 $      -64.48 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.72 $      +14.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.76 $      -67.28 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.27 $      -30.54 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.42 $      -59.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     19.37 $      -72.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.78 $      -40.82 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -75.06 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     5.65 $      -80.52 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.28 $      +33.33 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,800.00 $     25,010.09 $      +20.24 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.71 $     55.27 $      -65.61 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.06 $      -63.62 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.75 $     19.13 $      -59.07 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.49 $     38.86 $      -1.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.39 $     13.89 $      -24.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.30 $      +12.99 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.12 $     101.10 $      +145.90 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     53.14 $      +45.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.92 $     109.22 $      +41.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.41 $     105.46 $      +24.94 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.08 $     626.17 $      -38.50 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.64 $     353.11 $      -53.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.35 $     1,391.26 $      -19.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,299.87 $     770.31 $      -40.74 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,940.55 $     5,411.68 $      +178.87 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,250.39 $     2,749.88 $      +119.92 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,299.30 $     718.87 $      -78.21 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     6.19      +47.91 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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