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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 31.52% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 32.57% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 34.89% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 42.53% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 33.37% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 67.53% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.88 $      -61.20 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.25 $      -46.12 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.41 $      -32.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.29 $      -63.05 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.04 $      -19.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $     4.35 $      +18.85 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     0.57 $      -64.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.28 $     0.35 $      -72.77 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.00 $     2.14 $      +113.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.69 $      -30.19 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.01 $     1.05 $      -65.02 %
Eggs (12) 2.29 $     1.89 $      -17.58 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.54 $     15.39 $      +61.23 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     4.23 $      -45.57 %
Apples (1kg) 3.80 $     1.86 $      -51.20 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.72 $     1.85 $      -50.14 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.32 $      -65.66 %
Potato (1kg) 2.39 $     0.93 $      -60.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.71 $      -55.07 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.63 $      -64.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.74 $      +14.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.31 $     0.76 $      -67.29 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.27 $     2.27 $      -30.46 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.42 $      -59.59 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.83 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $     19.40 $      -72.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.78 $      -40.73 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -75.03 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 29.00 $     5.66 $      -80.49 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.28 $      +33.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     25,047.69 $      +20.38 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.77 $     55.08 $      -65.74 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -63.85 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.74 $     19.16 $      -59.00 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.53 $     38.92 $      -1.53 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.46 $     13.91 $      -24.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.32 $      +13.16 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.14 $     101.26 $      +146.13 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.54 $     53.21 $      +45.64 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.94 $     109.01 $      +41.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.42 $     105.03 $      +24.41 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,018.14 $     624.23 $      -38.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 765.21 $     352.49 $      -53.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,728.56 $     1,388.17 $      -19.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.55 $     768.33 $      -40.92 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,946.45 $     5,419.62 $      +178.44 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.51 $     2,754.02 $      +119.53 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,297.55 $     722.05 $      -78.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.18     6.19      +47.94 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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