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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 35.90% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 36.85% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 38.93% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 45.13% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 38.84% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 64.56% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.54 $      -64.64 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.11 $      -46.43 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.34 $      -33.24 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.12 $      -67.86 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.21 $      -35.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $     4.34 $      +17.49 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.63 $     0.53 $      -67.17 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.33 $      -74.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.08 $      +105.64 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.44 $     1.58 $      -35.09 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.07 $     1.00 $      -67.57 %
Eggs (12) 2.34 $     1.84 $      -21.40 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.59 $     13.41 $      +39.82 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.91 $     3.99 $      -49.48 %
Apples (1kg) 3.84 $     1.79 $      -53.37 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.80 $     1.70 $      -55.24 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.88 $     1.20 $      -69.16 %
Potato (1kg) 2.44 $     0.88 $      -63.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $     0.65 $      -58.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $     0.61 $      -65.95 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.86 $      +7.14 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.32 $     0.71 $      -69.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.34 $     2.11 $      -36.68 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.41 $      -59.82 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.93 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     16.07 $      -76.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.77 $      -41.07 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -75.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.01 $      -83.29 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.95 $     1.27 $      +33.40 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,106.45 $      +14.79 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 159.18 $     52.78 $      -66.84 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -70.20 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.94 $     18.25 $      -61.12 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     37.06 $      -6.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.99 $     12.47 $      -30.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.25 $      +12.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.10 $     95.82 $      +133.14 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.79 $     48.70 $      +36.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.73 $     102.72 $      +32.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 85.15 $     94.73 $      +11.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,026.36 $     600.83 $      -41.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 774.19 $     339.20 $      -56.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,736.26 $     1,310.57 $      -24.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,308.02 $     708.03 $      -45.87 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,899.79 $     5,384.53 $      +183.43 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,251.85 $     2,656.64 $      +112.22 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,315.80 $     742.02 $      -77.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.22     6.18      +46.32 %
 
Last updateDecember, 2014December, 2014
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