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Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and London 

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Consumer Prices in London are 83.28% higher than in Beijing
Consumer Prices Including Rent in London are 100.86% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in London are 129.18% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in London are 151.19% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in London are 50.75% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in London is 25.14% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(3.48 £)
129.43 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +331.43 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 180.00 ¥
(20.86 £)
448.69 ¥
(52.00 £)
     +149.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(3.48 £)
51.77 ¥
(6.00 £)
     +72.57 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 ¥
(1.16 £)
43.14 ¥
(5.00 £)
     +331.43 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 25.00 ¥
(2.90 £)
38.83 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +55.32 %
Cappuccino (regular) 28.14 ¥
(3.26 £)
23.36 ¥
(2.71 £)
     -17.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.65 ¥
(0.42 £)
11.28 ¥
(1.31 £)
     +208.75 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.21 ¥
(0.26 £)
8.57 ¥
(0.99 £)
     +287.99 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 44.48 ¥
(5.15 £)
29.64 ¥
(3.44 £)
     -33.36 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.94 ¥
(1.04 £)
8.51 ¥
(0.99 £)
     -4.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.84 ¥
(0.33 £)
6.02 ¥
(0.70 £)
     +112.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.60 ¥
(1.34 £)
17.84 ¥
(2.07 £)
     +53.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 32.76 ¥
(3.80 £)
22.23 ¥
(2.58 £)
     -32.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 10.15 ¥
(1.18 £)
25.75 ¥
(2.98 £)
     +153.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 29.09 ¥
(3.37 £)
33.80 ¥
(3.92 £)
     +16.18 %
Apples (1 lb) 4.38 ¥
(0.51 £)
7.68 ¥
(0.89 £)
     +75.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.71 ¥
(0.43 £)
4.11 ¥
(0.48 £)
     +10.74 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.40 ¥
(0.63 £)
7.46 ¥
(0.86 £)
     +38.19 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.32 ¥
(0.39 £)
8.83 ¥
(1.02 £)
     +165.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.89 ¥
(0.22 £)
4.93 ¥
(0.57 £)
     +161.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.32 ¥
(0.27 £)
4.62 ¥
(0.54 £)
     +99.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.56 ¥
(0.53 £)
7.13 ¥
(0.83 £)
     +56.61 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.83 ¥
(0.44 £)
8.40 ¥
(0.97 £)
     +119.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(9.27 £)
69.03 ¥
(8.00 £)
     -13.71 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.11 ¥
(0.59 £)
14.21 ¥
(1.65 £)
     +178.15 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 14.93 ¥
(1.73 £)
18.38 ¥
(2.13 £)
     +23.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(2.32 £)
90.60 ¥
(10.50 £)
     +353.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.46 £)
21.57 ¥
(2.50 £)
     +439.29 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(23.18 £)
1,138.98 ¥
(132.00 £)
     +469.49 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(1.51 £)
30.63 ¥
(3.55 £)
     +135.63 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 ¥
(0.45 £)
43.05 ¥
(4.99 £)
     +1,014.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ¥
(5.79 £)
280.43 ¥
(32.50 £)
     +460.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.73 ¥
(2.98 £)
39.97 ¥
(4.63 £)
     +55.32 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 ¥
(15,066.15 £)
172,572.32 ¥
(20,000.00 £)
     +32.75 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,142.86 ¥
(15,314.49 £)
180,001.56 ¥
(20,861.00 £)
     +36.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 397.79 ¥
(46.10 £)
1,193.32 ¥
(138.30 £)
     +199.99 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 ¥
(0.03 £)
0.79 ¥
(0.09 £)
     +255.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 106.45 ¥
(12.34 £)
268.55 ¥
(31.12 £)
     +152.27 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 400.44 ¥
(46.41 £)
403.22 ¥
(46.73 £)
     +0.69 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 164.67 ¥
(19.08 £)
93.27 ¥
(10.81 £)
     -43.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(5.79 £)
103.54 ¥
(12.00 £)
     +107.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,156.25 ¥
(481.68 £)
10,469.39 ¥
(1,213.33 £)
     +151.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 145,000.00 ¥
(16,804.55 £)
139,834.34 ¥
(16,205.88 £)
     -3.56 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 423.33 ¥
(49.06 £)
554.17 ¥
(64.22 £)
     +30.91 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 236.67 ¥
(27.43 £)
273.15 ¥
(31.66 £)
     +15.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 547.83 ¥
(63.49 £)
586.95 ¥
(68.02 £)
     +7.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 672.50 ¥
(77.94 £)
683.90 ¥
(79.26 £)
     +1.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,525.33 ¥
(640.35 £)
13,868.10 ¥
(1,607.22 £)
     +150.99 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,277.78 ¥
(379.87 £)
10,051.06 ¥
(1,164.85 £)
     +206.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,785.71 ¥
(1,481.78 £)
26,241.17 ¥
(3,041.18 £)
     +105.24 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 7,820.00 ¥
(906.29 £)
17,273.93 ¥
(2,001.94 £)
     +120.89 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,572.97 ¥
(1,109.44 £)
10,443.57 ¥
(1,210.34 £)
     +9.09 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,653.19 ¥
(539.27 £)
5,692.72 ¥
(659.75 £)
     +22.34 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,376.26 ¥
(970.75 £)
21,054.61 ¥
(2,440.09 £)
     +151.36 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.01 3.16      -36.97 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
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Currency: CNY