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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 31.65% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 32.67% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 34.91% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 43.17% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 33.56% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 66.81% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.58 $      -64.21 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.40 $      -45.77 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.44 $      -31.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.30 $      -62.81 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.07 $      -18.65 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     4.40 $      +20.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     0.57 $      -64.77 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -72.85 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.18 $      +116.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.73 $      -28.92 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     1.07 $      -64.50 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     1.92 $      -16.39 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     15.15 $      +59.02 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     4.24 $      -45.40 %
Apples (1kg) 3.81 $     1.86 $      -51.28 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     1.82 $      -51.15 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.83 $     1.32 $      -65.59 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     0.95 $      -60.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.73 $      -53.40 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.64 $      -63.92 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.02 $      +8.46 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.75 $      -67.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.30 $      -29.82 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.44 $      -59.33 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.33 $      -83.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     19.52 $      -72.11 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.79 $      -40.34 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.80 $     5.69 $      -80.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.29 $      +34.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,815.00 $     25,201.74 $      +21.07 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.21 $     55.67 $      -65.25 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -64.68 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.95 $     19.27 $      -58.95 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.40 $     38.81 $      -1.50 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.59 $     13.92 $      -25.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.39 $      +13.89 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.31 $     101.44 $      +145.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.22 $     52.93 $      +46.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.20 $     109.08 $      +41.29 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.43 $     103.48 $      +22.57 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,021.58 $     634.86 $      -37.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 767.84 $     350.99 $      -54.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,730.96 $     1,390.99 $      -19.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,304.78 $     762.42 $      -41.57 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,913.18 $     5,563.28 $      +190.79 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,258.06 $     2,821.63 $      +124.28 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,298.41 $     737.05 $      -77.65 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     6.23      +48.29 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014August, 2014
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