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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 33.00% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 33.97% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 36.11% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 43.18% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 35.45% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 66.03% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.76 $      -62.41 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.52 $      -45.52 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.33 $      -33.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.31 $      -62.64 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.55 $      -29.03 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.43 $      +20.40 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.62 $     0.56 $      -65.23 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.34 $      -73.51 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.15 $      +112.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.69 $      -30.47 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.05 $     1.05 $      -65.67 %
Eggs (12) 2.32 $     1.89 $      -18.44 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.53 $     14.35 $      +50.59 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.81 $     4.20 $      -46.19 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     1.84 $      -51.89 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     1.78 $      -52.58 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.27 $      -66.89 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     0.93 $      -61.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.67 $      -57.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.62 $      -64.73 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.08 $      +8.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.73 $      -68.25 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.31 $     2.24 $      -32.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.45 $      -59.14 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.33 $      -83.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     17.57 $      -74.54 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.72 $      -42.80 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.72 $      -80.93 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.30 $      +35.54 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,515.81 $      +16.74 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.36 $     55.37 $      -65.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -67.32 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 47.06 $     18.59 $      -60.51 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $     39.01 $      -1.22 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.83 $     13.81 $      -22.51 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.44 $      +14.41 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.17 $     100.39 $      +143.84 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.96 $     50.54 $      +40.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.23 $     106.95 $      +38.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.61 $     99.63 $      +17.75 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,027.76 $     630.60 $      -38.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 772.54 $     348.74 $      -54.86 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,735.36 $     1,374.22 $      -20.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.81 $     740.90 $      -43.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,897.93 $     5,540.29 $      +191.91 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,255.03 $     2,745.36 $      +118.75 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,301.39 $     740.51 $      -77.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     6.18      +46.81 %
 
Last updateOctober, 2014October, 2014
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