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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 31.66% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 32.66% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 34.88% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 43.17% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 33.57% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 66.79% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.58 $      -64.19 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.42 $      -45.74 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.44 $      -31.63 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.30 $      -62.79 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.07 $      -18.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     4.41 $      +20.15 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     0.57 $      -64.74 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -72.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.18 $      +116.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.73 $      -28.88 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     1.07 $      -64.48 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     1.92 $      -16.37 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     15.15 $      +59.10 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     4.24 $      -45.37 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     1.86 $      -51.27 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     1.82 $      -51.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     1.32 $      -65.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     0.95 $      -60.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.73 $      -53.39 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.64 $      -63.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.02 $      +8.52 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.75 $      -67.27 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.30 $      -29.79 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.44 $      -59.31 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.33 $      -83.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     19.53 $      -72.10 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.79 $      -40.31 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.40 $     5.70 $      -80.62 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.29 $      +34.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,820.00 $     25,214.46 $      +21.11 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.27 $     55.70 $      -65.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -64.81 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.97 $     19.28 $      -58.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $     38.83 $      -1.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     13.93 $      -25.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.39 $      +13.95 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     101.49 $      +145.75 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.23 $     52.96 $      +46.16 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.22 $     109.13 $      +41.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.44 $     103.53 $      +22.61 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,020.97 $     635.18 $      -37.79 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.43 $     351.17 $      -54.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,729.95 $     1,391.69 $      -19.55 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.50 $     762.80 $      -41.53 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,913.18 $     5,566.09 $      +190.93 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.06 $     2,823.06 $      +124.40 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.83 $     737.42 $      -77.64 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     6.23      +48.29 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2014August, 2014
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