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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 32.04% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 33.24% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 35.89% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 43.29% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 33.80% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 66.68% 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 $      -45.78 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.39 $      -32.43 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.30 $      -62.82 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.07 $      -18.66 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.67 $     4.40 $      +19.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     0.56 $      -65.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -73.12 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.16 $      +115.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.72 $      -29.20 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $     1.05 $      -64.88 %
Eggs (12) 2.30 $     1.92 $      -16.63 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.55 $     15.01 $      +57.30 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.76 $     4.25 $      -45.26 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     1.86 $      -51.30 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.73 $     1.83 $      -51.10 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.82 $     1.31 $      -65.64 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     0.96 $      -60.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.72 $      -53.99 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.63 $      -64.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.01 $      +8.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     0.75 $      -67.61 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.28 $     2.30 $      -29.89 %
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 $      -40.35 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.69 $      -81.02 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.29 $      +34.59 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,807.50 $     24,400.96 $      +17.27 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.40 $     54.90 $      -65.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -65.63 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.87 $     19.09 $      -59.26 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.38 $     38.98 $      -1.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.60 $     14.06 $      -24.41 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.39 $      +13.87 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.28 $     101.52 $      +145.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.24 $     52.37 $      +44.48 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.18 $     109.34 $      +41.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.44 $     102.34 $      +21.20 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,022.76 $     630.19 $      -38.38 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 768.35 $     346.56 $      -54.90 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.19 $     1,371.52 $      -20.91 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.70 $     748.73 $      -42.66 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,914.22 $     5,452.05 $      +184.82 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,254.77 $     2,748.07 $      +119.01 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,295.74 $     733.19 $      -77.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     6.23      +48.56 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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