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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 36.14% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 36.35% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 36.82% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 50.17% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 37.19% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 44.10% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $
(62.09 ¥)
    3.22 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -67.79 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $
(279.42 ¥)
    19.33 $
(120.00 ¥)
     -57.05 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $
(40.36 ¥)
    4.51 $
(28.00 ¥)
     -30.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
(21.73 ¥)
    0.97 $
(6.00 ¥)
     -72.39 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(31.05 ¥)
    3.22 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -35.58 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.72 $
(23.11 ¥)
    4.23 $
(26.24 ¥)
     +13.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $
(10.21 ¥)
    0.51 $
(3.20 ¥)
     -68.68 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.33 $
(8.24 ¥)
    0.30 $
(1.86 ¥)
     -77.45 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(23.63 ¥)
    7.94 $
(49.28 ¥)
     +108.56 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.25 $
(13.99 ¥)
    1.41 $
(8.74 ¥)
     -37.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.46 $
(9.07 ¥)
    0.47 $
(2.93 ¥)
     -67.66 %
Eggs (12) 2.42 $
(15.05 ¥)
    1.89 $
(11.76 ¥)
     -21.86 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.40 $
(27.34 ¥)
    7.16 $
(44.49 ¥)
     +62.70 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.76 $
(23.37 ¥)
    1.86 $
(11.54 ¥)
     -50.62 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.79 $
(11.14 ¥)
    0.87 $
(5.39 ¥)
     -51.56 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $
(11.12 ¥)
    0.78 $
(4.83 ¥)
     -56.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.78 $
(11.05 ¥)
    0.54 $
(3.34 ¥)
     -69.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(7.26 ¥)
    0.41 $
(2.53 ¥)
     -65.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.58 $
(9.81 ¥)
    0.66 $
(4.07 ¥)
     -58.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(10.98 ¥)
    0.59 $
(3.65 ¥)
     -66.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(74.51 ¥)
    12.88 $
(80.00 ¥)
     +7.36 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(10.72 ¥)
    0.73 $
(4.56 ¥)
     -57.46 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.28 $
(14.15 ¥)
    2.11 $
(13.12 ¥)
     -7.23 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $
(37.26 ¥)
    2.42 $
(15.00 ¥)
     -59.74 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(12.42 ¥)
    0.32 $
(2.00 ¥)
     -83.90 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $
(384.98 ¥)
    16.10 $
(100.00 ¥)
     -74.02 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(18.63 ¥)
    1.61 $
(10.00 ¥)
     -46.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(15.52 ¥)
    0.60 $
(3.70 ¥)
     -76.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(186.28 ¥)
    4.91 $
(30.52 ¥)
     -83.62 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.88 $
(17.89 ¥)
    4.53 $
(28.12 ¥)
     +57.22 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $
(130,397.40 ¥)
    24,156.92 $
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +15.03 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 158.61 $
(984.88 ¥)
    52.99 $
(329.05 ¥)
     -66.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $
(1.00 ¥)
    0.05 $
(0.29 ¥)
     -70.47 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.13 $
(292.65 ¥)
    18.56 $
(115.24 ¥)
     -60.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.38 $
(232.14 ¥)
    37.48 $
(232.72 ¥)
     +0.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.72 $
(116.22 ¥)
    12.46 $
(77.38 ¥)
     -33.42 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $
(62.09 ¥)
    11.27 $
(70.00 ¥)
     +12.73 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.80 $
(253.34 ¥)
    85.47 $
(530.73 ¥)
     +109.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.62 $
(221.19 ¥)
    45.80 $
(284.39 ¥)
     +28.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.21 $
(479.43 ¥)
    103.11 $
(640.26 ¥)
     +33.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.36 $
(536.23 ¥)
    90.53 $
(562.13 ¥)
     +4.83 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 972.80 $
(6,040.51 ¥)
    608.59 $
(3,778.97 ¥)
     -37.44 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 762.12 $
(4,732.31 ¥)
    339.72 $
(2,109.43 ¥)
     -55.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,673.22 $
(10,389.71 ¥)
    1,354.39 $
(8,409.97 ¥)
     -19.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,297.35 $
(8,055.78 ¥)
    668.94 $
(4,153.74 ¥)
     -48.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 202.48 $
(1,257.27 ¥)
    545.16 $
(3,385.14 ¥)
     +169.24 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 130.65 $
(811.23 ¥)
    263.19 $
(1,634.27 ¥)
     +101.46 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,661.16 $
(16,524.21 ¥)
    946.84 $
(5,879.29 ¥)
     -64.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     5.95      +41.44 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2015July, 2015
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