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Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 92.83% higher than in Beijing
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 102.02% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in London are 115.45% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in London are 143.61% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in London are 61.51% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in London is 32.19% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(3.31 £)
135.79 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +352.62 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(22.09 £)
452.62 ¥
(50.00 £)
     +126.31 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(3.87 £)
54.31 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +55.19 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 ¥
(1.10 £)
45.26 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +352.62 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 24.00 ¥
(2.65 £)
39.83 ¥
(4.40 £)
     +65.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.38 ¥
(3.25 £)
24.72 ¥
(2.73 £)
     -15.87 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.80 ¥
(0.42 £)
11.06 ¥
(1.22 £)
     +190.84 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.41 ¥
(0.27 £)
8.64 ¥
(0.95 £)
     +258.80 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.64 ¥
(5.04 £)
31.07 ¥
(3.43 £)
     -31.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.90 ¥
(1.09 £)
9.10 ¥
(1.01 £)
     -8.08 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.18 ¥
(0.35 £)
7.34 ¥
(0.81 £)
     +131.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.11 ¥
(1.23 £)
19.87 ¥
(2.20 £)
     +78.84 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 36.99 ¥
(4.09 £)
28.87 ¥
(3.19 £)
     -21.96 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 9.21 ¥
(1.02 £)
29.01 ¥
(3.20 £)
     +214.90 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 28.00 ¥
(3.09 £)
35.97 ¥
(3.97 £)
     +28.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.62 ¥
(0.51 £)
8.79 ¥
(0.97 £)
     +90.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.68 ¥
(0.41 £)
4.14 ¥
(0.46 £)
     +12.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.20 ¥
(0.57 £)
8.59 ¥
(0.95 £)
     +65.27 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.35 ¥
(0.37 £)
8.97 ¥
(0.99 £)
     +167.83 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.07 ¥
(0.23 £)
4.77 ¥
(0.53 £)
     +129.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.44 ¥
(0.27 £)
4.76 ¥
(0.53 £)
     +94.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.50 ¥
(0.50 £)
7.07 ¥
(0.78 £)
     +57.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.90 ¥
(0.43 £)
8.62 ¥
(0.95 £)
     +120.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(8.84 £)
72.42 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -9.48 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.47 ¥
(0.60 £)
15.80 ¥
(1.75 £)
     +188.81 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.88 ¥
(1.75 £)
19.46 ¥
(2.15 £)
     +22.52 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(2.21 £)
99.58 ¥
(11.00 £)
     +397.89 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.44 £)
22.63 ¥
(2.50 £)
     +465.78 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(22.09 £)
1,213.03 ¥
(134.00 £)
     +506.52 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(1.44 £)
36.21 ¥
(4.00 £)
     +178.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.74 ¥
(0.41 £)
63.37 ¥
(7.00 £)
     +1,593.54 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ¥
(5.52 £)
362.10 ¥
(40.00 £)
     +624.20 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.23 ¥
(2.90 £)
43.01 ¥
(4.75 £)
     +63.96 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 ¥
(14,360.69 £)
181,049.83 ¥
(20,000.00 £)
     +39.27 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,700.00 ¥
(14,658.95 £)
190,632.40 ¥
(21,058.56 £)
     +43.66 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 417.30 ¥
(46.10 £)
1,315.89 ¥
(145.36 £)
     +215.34 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 ¥
(0.02 £)
0.91 ¥
(0.10 £)
     +329.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 101.34 ¥
(11.20 £)
284.04 ¥
(31.38 £)
     +180.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 411.23 ¥
(45.43 £)
427.71 ¥
(47.25 £)
     +4.01 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 163.33 ¥
(18.04 £)
97.09 ¥
(10.72 £)
     -40.56 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 ¥
(6.08 £)
113.16 ¥
(12.50 £)
     +105.74 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,450.00 ¥
(491.58 £)
11,334.09 ¥
(1,252.04 £)
     +154.70 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 141,944.44 ¥
(15,680.15 £)
147,641.83 ¥
(16,309.52 £)
     +4.01 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 451.67 ¥
(49.89 £)
567.20 ¥
(62.66 £)
     +25.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 240.00 ¥
(26.51 £)
282.32 ¥
(31.19 £)
     +17.63 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 571.15 ¥
(63.09 £)
616.76 ¥
(68.13 £)
     +7.98 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 659.52 ¥
(72.86 £)
741.66 ¥
(81.93 £)
     +12.45 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,965.56 ¥
(659.00 £)
14,964.84 ¥
(1,653.12 £)
     +150.85 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,624.32 ¥
(400.37 £)
10,818.27 ¥
(1,195.06 £)
     +198.49 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,609.76 ¥
(1,613.89 £)
27,986.37 ¥
(3,091.57 £)
     +91.56 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,058.82 ¥
(1,000.70 £)
18,353.47 ¥
(2,027.45 £)
     +102.60 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,421.24 ¥
(1,040.73 £)
11,275.99 ¥
(1,245.62 £)
     +19.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,652.26 ¥
(513.92 £)
6,648.93 ¥
(734.49 £)
     +42.92 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,431.26 ¥
(931.37 £)
22,515.78 ¥
(2,487.25 £)
     +167.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.00 3.22      -35.58 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:185822
Data from past:18 months12 months
Currency: CNY