Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 116.00% higher than in Beijing (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 135.36% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 162.77% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 172.16% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 119.03% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 97.30% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 ¥
(5.41 $)
129.30 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +269.42 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 215.00 ¥
(33.26 $)
646.49 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +200.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.41 $)
58.18 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +66.24 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 ¥
(1.55 $)
50.49 ¥
(7.81 $)
     +404.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
58.18 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +190.92 %
Cappuccino (regular) 29.27 ¥
(4.53 $)
30.82 ¥
(4.77 $)
     +5.31 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.53 ¥
(0.55 $)
14.09 ¥
(2.18 $)
     +299.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 ¥
(0.33 $)
11.90 ¥
(1.84 $)
     +457.08 %
Markets
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 46.06 ¥
(7.12 $)
29.38 ¥
(4.54 $)
     -36.20 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.86 ¥
(1.53 $)
23.08 ¥
(3.57 $)
     +134.05 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.30 ¥
(0.51 $)
15.58 ¥
(2.41 $)
     +371.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.52 ¥
(2.09 $)
20.44 ¥
(3.16 $)
     +51.19 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.37 ¥
(7.17 $)
38.60 ¥
(5.97 $)
     -16.75 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.25 ¥
(1.59 $)
37.46 ¥
(5.80 $)
     +265.41 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.39 ¥
(5.63 $)
49.73 ¥
(7.69 $)
     +36.66 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.61 ¥
(0.87 $)
17.03 ¥
(2.63 $)
     +203.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.13 ¥
(0.64 $)
8.40 ¥
(1.30 $)
     +103.24 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.06 ¥
(0.78 $)
17.21 ¥
(2.66 $)
     +240.25 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.21 ¥
(0.50 $)
18.62 ¥
(2.88 $)
     +480.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.18 ¥
(0.34 $)
12.65 ¥
(1.96 $)
     +479.59 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.37 ¥
(0.37 $)
12.35 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +422.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.04 ¥
(0.78 $)
15.63 ¥
(2.42 $)
     +210.20 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.52 ¥
(0.70 $)
14.07 ¥
(2.18 $)
     +211.05 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(12.37 $)
96.97 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +21.22 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.29 ¥
(0.82 $)
20.37 ¥
(3.15 $)
     +285.22 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.20 ¥
(2.20 $)
20.92 ¥
(3.24 $)
     +47.29 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
96.97 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +384.87 %
Transportation
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.62 $)
17.78 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +344.46 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(30.94 $)
840.44 ¥
(130.00 $)
     +320.22 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(2.01 $)
22.63 ¥
(3.50 $)
     +74.06 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.57 $)
19.39 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +423.97 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ¥
(6.19 $)
193.95 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +384.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.98 ¥
(4.02 $)
18.66 ¥
(2.89 $)
     -28.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(21,655.40 $)
155,513.17 ¥
(24,055.00 $)
     +11.08 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 129,390.91 ¥
(20,014.37 $)
140,291.80 ¥
(21,700.54 $)
     +8.42 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 330.66 ¥
(51.15 $)
995.77 ¥
(154.03 $)
     +201.15 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.21 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.65 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +212.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 118.35 ¥
(18.31 $)
433.72 ¥
(67.09 $)
     +266.49 %
Sports And Leisure
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 377.89 ¥
(58.45 $)
711.62 ¥
(110.07 $)
     +88.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 171.08 ¥
(26.46 $)
266.68 ¥
(41.25 $)
     +55.88 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 55.00 ¥
(8.51 $)
109.90 ¥
(17.00 $)
     +99.82 %
Childcare
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,701.96 ¥
(881.99 $)
16,776.31 ¥
(2,594.98 $)
     +194.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 164,000.00 ¥
(25,367.76 $)
245,168.90 ¥
(37,923.08 $)
     +49.49 %
Clothing And Shoes
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 458.08 ¥
(70.86 $)
404.50 ¥
(62.57 $)
     -11.70 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 242.70 ¥
(37.54 $)
295.57 ¥
(45.72 $)
     +21.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 564.58 ¥
(87.33 $)
594.88 ¥
(92.02 $)
     +5.37 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 721.96 ¥
(111.67 $)
881.29 ¥
(136.32 $)
     +22.07 %
Rent Per Month
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,094.24 ¥
(1,097.35 $)
19,702.11 ¥
(3,047.55 $)
     +177.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,043.48 ¥
(625.45 $)
13,254.94 ¥
(2,050.29 $)
     +227.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,211.54 ¥
(2,507.62 $)
40,388.07 ¥
(6,247.28 $)
     +149.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,160.87 ¥
(1,417.02 $)
22,643.04 ¥
(3,502.46 $)
     +147.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,810.97 ¥
(1,517.58 $)
8,910.29 ¥
(1,378.26 $)
     -9.18 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,709.09 ¥
(728.41 $)
4,619.33 ¥
(714.52 $)
     -1.91 %
Salaries And Financing
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,166.00 ¥
(1,417.81 $)
42,564.41 ¥
(6,583.92 $)
     +364.37 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.22 3.53      -32.47 %
Last update: July 2021August 2021
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