Cost of Living Comparison Between Shenzhen and San Diego, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Diego, CA are 56.59% higher than in Shenzhen (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Diego, CA are 88.02% higher than in Shenzhen
Rent Prices in San Diego, CA are 151.84% higher than in Shenzhen
Restaurant Prices in San Diego, CA are 128.05% higher than in Shenzhen
Groceries Prices in San Diego, CA are 43.23% higher than in Shenzhen
Local Purchasing Power in San Diego, CA is 107.04% higher than in Shenzhen
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Restaurants
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 31.00 ¥
(4.79 $)
97.04 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +213.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(30.92 $)
485.18 ¥
(75.00 $)
     +142.59 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.41 $)
55.80 ¥
(8.62 $)
     +59.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥
(1.24 $)
40.43 ¥
(6.25 $)
     +405.40 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
51.75 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +158.76 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.18 ¥
(4.51 $)
27.85 ¥
(4.31 $)
     -4.56 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.35 ¥
(0.52 $)
12.18 ¥
(1.88 $)
     +263.26 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.43 ¥
(0.38 $)
10.95 ¥
(1.69 $)
     +350.84 %
Markets
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 57.05 ¥
(8.82 $)
22.62 ¥
(3.50 $)
     -60.35 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.62 ¥
(1.95 $)
21.39 ¥
(3.31 $)
     +69.55 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.74 ¥
(0.58 $)
13.51 ¥
(2.09 $)
     +261.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 15.81 ¥
(2.44 $)
20.46 ¥
(3.16 $)
     +29.42 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.05 ¥
(4.65 $)
35.09 ¥
(5.42 $)
     +16.77 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 17.35 ¥
(2.68 $)
35.55 ¥
(5.50 $)
     +104.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 43.24 ¥
(6.68 $)
39.06 ¥
(6.04 $)
     -9.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.22 ¥
(1.12 $)
12.01 ¥
(1.86 $)
     +66.28 %
Banana (1 lb) 5.04 ¥
(0.78 $)
6.02 ¥
(0.93 $)
     +19.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 7.37 ¥
(1.14 $)
10.84 ¥
(1.68 $)
     +47.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.84 ¥
(0.75 $)
13.10 ¥
(2.02 $)
     +170.64 %
Potato (1 lb) 3.84 ¥
(0.59 $)
8.32 ¥
(1.29 $)
     +116.79 %
Onion (1 lb) 4.88 ¥
(0.75 $)
7.55 ¥
(1.17 $)
     +54.83 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.71 ¥
(0.73 $)
10.98 ¥
(1.70 $)
     +132.91 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.92 ¥
(0.76 $)
12.55 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +155.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 ¥
(23.19 $)
80.86 ¥
(12.50 $)
     -46.09 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.34 ¥
(1.14 $)
19.04 ¥
(2.94 $)
     +159.26 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.67 ¥
(2.27 $)
15.08 ¥
(2.33 $)
     +2.83 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥
(3.86 $)
64.69 ¥
(10.00 $)
     +158.76 %
Transportation
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.62 $)
16.17 ¥
(2.50 $)
     +304.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(30.92 $)
465.78 ¥
(72.00 $)
     +132.89 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.55 $)
18.11 ¥
(2.80 $)
     +81.13 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(0.62 $)
19.41 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +382.37 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 49.00 ¥
(7.57 $)
161.73 ¥
(25.00 $)
     +230.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 27.18 ¥
(4.20 $)
21.16 ¥
(3.27 $)
     -22.13 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 151,600.00 ¥
(23,434.48 $)
155,258.40 ¥
(24,000.00 $)
     +2.41 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 138,350.00 ¥
(21,386.28 $)
143,937.48 ¥
(22,250.00 $)
     +4.04 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 476.64 ¥
(73.68 $)
885.14 ¥
(136.83 $)
     +85.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 ¥
(0.02 $)
1.38 ¥
(0.21 $)
     +903.69 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 130.77 ¥
(20.21 $)
399.40 ¥
(61.74 $)
     +205.42 %
Sports And Leisure
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 292.37 ¥
(45.20 $)
258.33 ¥
(39.93 $)
     -11.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 112.12 ¥
(17.33 $)
111.06 ¥
(17.17 $)
     -0.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.73 $)
95.42 ¥
(14.75 $)
     +90.84 %
Childcare
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,322.22 ¥
(668.13 $)
7,200.11 ¥
(1,113.00 $)
     +66.58 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 156,666.67 ¥
(24,217.69 $)
133,610.02 ¥
(20,653.57 $)
     -14.72 %
Clothing And Shoes
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 428.12 ¥
(66.18 $)
351.97 ¥
(54.41 $)
     -17.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 245.93 ¥
(38.02 $)
294.57 ¥
(45.53 $)
     +19.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 622.24 ¥
(96.19 $)
515.99 ¥
(79.76 $)
     -17.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 669.15 ¥
(103.44 $)
690.80 ¥
(106.78 $)
     +3.23 %
Rent Per Month
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,509.52 ¥
(851.67 $)
14,386.01 ¥
(2,223.80 $)
     +161.11 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,330.43 ¥
(514.82 $)
11,242.61 ¥
(1,737.89 $)
     +237.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,177.27 ¥
(1,727.79 $)
23,925.65 ¥
(3,698.45 $)
     +114.06 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,131.82 ¥
(1,102.44 $)
18,818.31 ¥
(2,908.95 $)
     +163.86 %
Buy Apartment Price
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,410.35 ¥
(1,454.66 $)
3,970.48 ¥
(613.76 $)
     -57.81 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 5,416.92 ¥
(837.35 $)
2,521.01 ¥
(389.70 $)
     -53.46 %
Salaries And Financing
Shenzhen Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,553.58 ¥
(1,322.22 $)
33,297.33 ¥
(5,147.14 $)
     +289.28 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.15 3.85      -25.25 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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