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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 31.97% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 33.39% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 36.51% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 41.70% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 34.28% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 66.35% lower than in United States

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  United States  China      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     4.07 $      -59.31 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     24.41 $      -45.75 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     4.39 $      -32.39 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     1.30 $      -62.80 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.04 $      -19.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.68 $     4.41 $      +19.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     0.57 $      -64.89 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.29 $     0.35 $      -72.99 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.16 $      +113.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.43 $     1.71 $      -29.46 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.04 $     1.05 $      -65.55 %
Eggs (12) 2.31 $     1.89 $      -17.98 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.51 $     15.00 $      +57.85 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.75 $     4.23 $      -45.43 %
Apples (1kg) 3.82 $     1.85 $      -51.69 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.75 $     1.81 $      -51.75 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.84 $     1.30 $      -66.24 %
Potato (1kg) 2.40 $     0.94 $      -60.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.57 $     0.71 $      -55.06 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $     0.63 $      -64.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     13.02 $      +8.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.30 $     0.74 $      -67.83 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.30 $     2.27 $      -31.29 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.44 $      -59.31 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.33 $      -83.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 69.00 $     19.53 $      -71.69 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.79 $      -40.32 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.39 $      -74.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.75 $     5.70 $      -80.19 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.96 $     1.29 $      +35.07 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,414.46 $      +16.26 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 160.57 $     55.13 $      -65.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $     0.05 $      -65.91 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.88 $     18.93 $      -59.62 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.37 $     39.22 $      -0.36 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.21 $     14.08 $      -22.68 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     11.39 $      +13.93 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.30 $     101.60 $      +145.98 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.15 $     51.53 $      +42.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.24 $     108.14 $      +40.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.53 $     102.43 $      +21.17 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,028.13 $     628.97 $      -38.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 769.81 $     347.96 $      -54.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,734.71 $     1,359.20 $      -21.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,305.03 $     738.12 $      -43.44 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,904.95 $     5,566.09 $      +192.19 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,249.73 $     2,752.97 $      +120.29 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,299.22 $     739.44 $      -77.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.21     6.20      +47.31 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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