Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 109.45% higher than in Beijing (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 131.19% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 162.38% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 177.13% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 113.44% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 84.84% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 35.00 ¥
(5.41 $)
129.46 ¥
(20.00 $)
     +269.88 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(30.90 $)
647.29 ¥
(100.00 $)
     +223.64 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.41 $)
58.26 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +66.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 10.00 ¥
(1.54 $)
46.60 ¥
(7.20 $)
     +366.05 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 25.00 ¥
(3.86 $)
58.26 ¥
(9.00 $)
     +133.02 %
Cappuccino (regular) 28.50 ¥
(4.40 $)
32.10 ¥
(4.96 $)
     +12.63 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 ¥
(0.54 $)
13.36 ¥
(2.06 $)
     +281.63 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 ¥
(0.35 $)
11.12 ¥
(1.72 $)
     +396.08 %
Markets
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 45.93 ¥
(7.10 $)
29.51 ¥
(4.56 $)
     -35.75 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.33 ¥
(1.60 $)
23.30 ¥
(3.60 $)
     +125.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.39 ¥
(0.52 $)
16.40 ¥
(2.53 $)
     +384.13 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.45 ¥
(2.08 $)
21.19 ¥
(3.27 $)
     +57.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.90 ¥
(7.71 $)
42.36 ¥
(6.54 $)
     -15.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.21 ¥
(1.58 $)
40.45 ¥
(6.25 $)
     +296.25 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 33.83 ¥
(5.23 $)
50.28 ¥
(7.77 $)
     +48.63 %
Apples (1 lb) 6.03 ¥
(0.93 $)
17.95 ¥
(2.77 $)
     +197.65 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.44 ¥
(0.69 $)
8.14 ¥
(1.26 $)
     +83.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.81 ¥
(0.90 $)
16.61 ¥
(2.57 $)
     +185.99 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.90 ¥
(0.60 $)
17.82 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +356.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.60 ¥
(0.40 $)
12.54 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +381.56 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.49 ¥
(0.39 $)
12.03 ¥
(1.86 $)
     +382.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 5.04 ¥
(0.78 $)
14.74 ¥
(2.28 $)
     +192.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.36 ¥
(0.67 $)
14.09 ¥
(2.18 $)
     +223.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥
(15.45 $)
97.09 ¥
(15.00 $)
     -2.91 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.54 ¥
(0.86 $)
20.23 ¥
(3.13 $)
     +265.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.36 ¥
(2.22 $)
20.07 ¥
(3.10 $)
     +39.82 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
97.09 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +385.47 %
Transportation
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.62 $)
17.80 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +345.01 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(30.90 $)
822.06 ¥
(127.00 $)
     +311.03 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(2.01 $)
22.66 ¥
(3.50 $)
     +74.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.57 $)
19.42 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +424.62 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 ¥
(7.72 $)
210.37 ¥
(32.50 $)
     +320.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.27 ¥
(4.06 $)
16.91 ¥
(2.61 $)
     -35.60 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(23,173.54 $)
148,876.70 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     -0.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 123,562.24 ¥
(19,089.16 $)
138,951.14 ¥
(21,466.60 $)
     +12.45 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 395.34 ¥
(61.08 $)
1,036.97 ¥
(160.20 $)
     +162.30 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.71 ¥
(0.11 $)
     +284.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 109.96 ¥
(16.99 $)
425.31 ¥
(65.71 $)
     +286.80 %
Sports And Leisure
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 354.21 ¥
(54.72 $)
573.13 ¥
(88.54 $)
     +61.80 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 173.31 ¥
(26.78 $)
234.64 ¥
(36.25 $)
     +35.39 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.72 $)
103.57 ¥
(16.00 $)
     +107.13 %
Childcare
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,914.17 ¥
(759.19 $)
17,235.64 ¥
(2,662.74 $)
     +250.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 162,722.48 ¥
(25,139.04 $)
246,651.56 ¥
(38,105.26 $)
     +51.58 %
Clothing And Shoes
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 476.65 ¥
(73.64 $)
395.56 ¥
(61.11 $)
     -17.01 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.27 ¥
(37.27 $)
270.64 ¥
(41.81 $)
     +12.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 575.96 ¥
(88.98 $)
578.60 ¥
(89.39 $)
     +0.46 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 684.05 ¥
(105.68 $)
855.38 ¥
(132.15 $)
     +25.05 %
Rent Per Month
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,296.67 ¥
(1,127.26 $)
20,057.30 ¥
(3,098.66 $)
     +174.88 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,166.67 ¥
(643.71 $)
12,854.75 ¥
(1,985.93 $)
     +208.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,729.17 ¥
(2,430.00 $)
41,358.92 ¥
(6,389.55 $)
     +162.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,570.83 ¥
(1,478.60 $)
22,189.91 ¥
(3,428.12 $)
     +131.85 %
Buy Apartment Price
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,443.10 ¥
(1,458.87 $)
9,617.85 ¥
(1,485.86 $)
     +1.85 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,569.10 ¥
(705.88 $)
4,948.25 ¥
(764.46 $)
     +8.30 %
Salaries And Financing
Beijing Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,291.21 ¥
(1,435.40 $)
39,704.98 ¥
(6,134.03 $)
     +327.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.23 3.71      -29.11 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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