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Cost of Living in China

Cost of living in China is 36.64% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in China is 41.27% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥ 15.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 ¥ 100.00-200.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥ 25.00-35.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 ¥ 4.00-10.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 19.84 ¥ 10.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 26.25 ¥ 20.00-30.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.14 ¥ 2.50-4.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.84 ¥ 1.00-2.00
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.20 ¥ 37.85-68.14
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.68 ¥ 6.35-14.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.96 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (12) 11.99 ¥ 8.00-18.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 50.08 ¥ 27.22-90.72
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.74 ¥ 8.16-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.25 ¥ 25.00-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 5.52 ¥ 3.63-8.16
Banana (1 lb) 3.88 ¥ 2.72-6.35
Oranges (1 lb) 4.89 ¥ 3.18-7.26
Tomato (1 lb) 3.46 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Potato (1 lb) 2.75 ¥ 1.81-4.54
Onion (1 lb) 3.29 ¥ 2.27-5.44
Lettuce (1 head) 4.98 ¥ 2.00-8.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.59 ¥ 3.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥ 50.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.93 ¥ 4.00-6.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.82 ¥ 9.00-20.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.00 ¥ 15.00-22.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥ 1.50-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 ¥ 60.00-210.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥ 8.00-13.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥ 2.90-4.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥ 22.50-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.03 ¥ 22.41-29.90
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 336.76 ¥ 200.00-500.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.27 ¥ 0.20-0.50
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 110.21 ¥ 80.00-150.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 253.26 ¥ 150.00-400.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 70.75 ¥ 45.00-120.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 65.00 ¥ 40.00-90.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 502.01 ¥ 300.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 258.73 ¥ 199.00-350.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 625.10 ¥ 450.00-800.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 589.27 ¥ 350.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,438.51 ¥ 2,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,456.14 ¥ 1,200.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,940.49 ¥ 4,500.00-18,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,675.37 ¥ 2,500.00-8,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,403.41 ¥ 1,486.44-9,290.23
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,040.80 ¥ 743.22-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 6,533.24 ¥ 3,500.00-11,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.69 5.00-6.00

Prices in China

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Last update: May, 2016 Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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