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Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 35.94% lower than in United States
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 38.88% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 45.53% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 49.98% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 37.19% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 56.33% lower than in United States

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     3.23 $      -67.72 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     19.37 $      -56.96 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     4.52 $      -30.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $     0.97 $      -72.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     3.23 $      -35.44 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.71 $     4.24 $      +14.57 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     0.52 $      -68.20 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.30 $     0.31 $      -76.36 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     2.11 $      +108.87 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.45 $     1.54 $      -37.34 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.11 $     0.99 $      -68.17 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     1.87 $      -21.37 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.57 $     15.20 $      +58.95 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.06 $     4.10 $      -49.08 %
Apples (1kg) 3.83 $     1.83 $      -52.32 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.82 $     1.64 $      -57.18 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $     1.18 $      -69.85 %
Potato (1kg) 2.47 $     0.89 $      -64.05 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $     0.66 $      -58.58 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $     0.59 $      -66.96 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.91 $      +7.61 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $     0.73 $      -58.04 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.22 $     2.14 $      -3.44 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.00 $     2.42 $      -59.65 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $     0.32 $      -83.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 64.00 $     16.14 $      -74.78 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $     1.61 $      -46.20 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     0.37 $      -76.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     5.02 $      -83.27 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.78 $     1.22 $      +57.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,000.00 $     24,211.51 $      +15.29 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 158.25 $     53.39 $      -66.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.05 $      -67.53 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.89 $     18.19 $      -61.20 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.85 $     37.54 $      -0.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.34 $     13.27 $      -27.61 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     10.49 $      +4.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.65 $     91.50 $      +125.07 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.63 $     47.43 $      +33.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes 77.37 $     104.21 $      +34.68 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 84.82 $     92.06 $      +8.53 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 949.33 $     534.02 $      -43.75 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.22 $     300.58 $      -60.15 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,653.74 $     1,086.70 $      -34.29 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,261.93 $     594.99 $      -52.85 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,975.97 $     4,370.83 $      +121.20 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,305.57 $     2,156.25 $      +65.16 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,634.75 $     703.20 $      -73.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.20     6.01      +43.19 %
 
Last updateApril, 2015April, 2015
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