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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 35.99% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 37.07% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 39.30% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 57.68% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 31.50% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 44.94% lower than in United States
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(78.87 ¥)
3.04 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -74.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
(328.62 ¥)
18.26 $
(120.00 ¥)
     -63.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(46.01 ¥)
4.56 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -34.79 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $
(26.29 ¥)
0.91 $
(6.00 ¥)
     -77.18 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $
(32.86 ¥)
3.04 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -39.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $
(24.83 ¥)
3.98 $
(26.14 ¥)
     +5.28 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.69 $
(11.12 ¥)
0.48 $
(3.15 ¥)
     -71.67 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.36 $
(8.94 ¥)
0.28 $
(1.83 ¥)
     -79.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 $
(23.46 ¥)
7.46 $
(49.04 ¥)
     +109.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.32 $
(15.24 ¥)
1.47 $
(9.65 ¥)
     -36.69 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.59 $
(10.48 ¥)
0.46 $
(3.01 ¥)
     -71.31 %
Eggs (12) 2.73 $
(17.92 ¥)
1.88 $
(12.35 ¥)
     -31.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.76 $
(31.26 ¥)
7.67 $
(50.40 ¥)
     +61.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.94 $
(25.88 ¥)
1.81 $
(11.87 ¥)
     -54.13 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.44 $
(35.73 ¥)
5.78 $
(38.00 ¥)
     +6.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.91 $
(12.54 ¥)
0.84 $
(5.51 ¥)
     -56.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.75 $
(4.94 ¥)
0.62 $
(4.10 ¥)
     -16.95 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.84 $
(12.10 ¥)
0.75 $
(4.96 ¥)
     -59.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.82 $
(11.96 ¥)
0.52 $
(3.39 ¥)
     -71.65 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $
(7.79 ¥)
0.42 $
(2.77 ¥)
     -64.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(8.00 ¥)
0.56 $
(3.70 ¥)
     -53.79 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $
(10.48 ¥)
0.71 $
(4.69 ¥)
     -55.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.76 $
(11.57 ¥)
0.55 $
(3.60 ¥)
     -68.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(78.87 ¥)
12.17 $
(80.00 ¥)
     +1.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $
(11.97 ¥)
0.74 $
(4.83 ¥)
     -59.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.40 $
(15.74 ¥)
2.14 $
(14.05 ¥)
     -10.72 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.45 $
(42.39 ¥)
2.28 $
(15.00 ¥)
     -64.62 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(14.79 ¥)
0.30 $
(2.00 ¥)
     -86.48 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(460.07 ¥)
22.06 $
(145.00 ¥)
     -68.48 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(19.72 ¥)
1.52 $
(10.00 ¥)
     -49.28 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(16.43 ¥)
0.56 $
(3.70 ¥)
     -77.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(197.17 ¥)
4.75 $
(31.20 ¥)
     -84.18 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.43 $
(15.96 ¥)
3.96 $
(26.06 ¥)
     +63.23 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,315.00 $
(140,092.84 ¥)
22,822.37 $
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +7.07 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.20 $
(974.02 ¥)
52.66 $
(346.13 ¥)
     -64.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $
(0.74 ¥)
0.04 $
(0.28 ¥)
     -62.59 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.81 $
(327.38 ¥)
17.33 $
(113.93 ¥)
     -65.20 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.98 $
(249.62 ¥)
37.56 $
(246.85 ¥)
     -1.11 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.33 $
(113.93 ¥)
11.23 $
(73.82 ¥)
     -35.21 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $
(72.30 ¥)
10.65 $
(70.00 ¥)
     -3.18 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.79 $
(274.64 ¥)
75.99 $
(499.42 ¥)
     +81.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.35 $
(232.36 ¥)
40.52 $
(266.33 ¥)
     +14.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.95 $
(492.59 ¥)
95.43 $
(627.20 ¥)
     +27.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 91.21 $
(599.49 ¥)
90.85 $
(597.13 ¥)
     -0.39 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,168.43 $
(7,679.52 ¥)
682.85 $
(4,488.00 ¥)
     -41.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 880.97 $
(5,790.18 ¥)
369.51 $
(2,428.62 ¥)
     -58.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,930.58 $
(12,688.72 ¥)
1,549.49 $
(10,184.02 ¥)
     -19.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,461.24 $
(9,604.00 ¥)
702.05 $
(4,614.20 ¥)
     -51.96 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 210.44 $
(1,383.11 ¥)
619.64 $
(4,072.55 ¥)
     +194.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 139.49 $
(916.79 ¥)
298.48 $
(1,961.75 ¥)
     +113.98 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,743.70 $
(18,032.94 ¥)
950.64 $
(6,248.11 ¥)
     -65.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.08 5.75      +40.86 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
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Currency: USD