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Cost of Living Comparison Between Beijing and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 95.00% higher than in Beijing
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 93.45% higher than in Beijing
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 91.30% higher than in Beijing
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 138.63% higher than in Beijing
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 91.37% higher than in Beijing
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 120.78% higher than in Beijing
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Restaurants Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥
(4.28 $)
112.11 ¥
(16.00 $)
     +273.71 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(28.54 $)
490.49 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +145.24 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.00 $)
56.06 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +60.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 15.00 ¥
(2.14 $)
42.04 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +180.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 23.00 ¥
(3.28 $)
49.05 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +113.26 %
Cappuccino (regular) 30.24 ¥
(4.32 $)
30.60 ¥
(4.37 $)
     +1.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.48 ¥
(0.50 $)
15.63 ¥
(2.23 $)
     +348.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 ¥
(0.32 $)
11.94 ¥
(1.70 $)
     +426.54 %
Markets Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.94 ¥
(6.98 $)
23.36 ¥
(3.33 $)
     -52.26 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 11.25 ¥
(1.61 $)
20.00 ¥
(2.85 $)
     +77.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.87 ¥
(0.55 $)
14.22 ¥
(2.03 $)
     +267.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.88 ¥
(1.84 $)
19.15 ¥
(2.73 $)
     +48.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 51.11 ¥
(7.29 $)
51.70 ¥
(7.38 $)
     +1.14 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.13 ¥
(1.59 $)
38.04 ¥
(5.43 $)
     +241.70 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 27.18 ¥
(3.88 $)
44.74 ¥
(6.39 $)
     +64.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.93 ¥
(0.85 $)
16.26 ¥
(2.32 $)
     +174.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.37 ¥
(0.62 $)
5.89 ¥
(0.84 $)
     +34.63 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.57 ¥
(0.80 $)
11.97 ¥
(1.71 $)
     +114.73 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.61 ¥
(0.52 $)
15.13 ¥
(2.16 $)
     +318.68 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.44 ¥
(0.35 $)
7.84 ¥
(1.12 $)
     +221.41 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.33 ¥
(0.33 $)
8.01 ¥
(1.14 $)
     +243.26 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.75 ¥
(0.68 $)
12.91 ¥
(1.84 $)
     +171.72 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.41 ¥
(0.63 $)
13.67 ¥
(1.95 $)
     +210.34 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥
(14.27 $)
105.11 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +5.11 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.40 ¥
(0.77 $)
14.55 ¥
(2.08 $)
     +169.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 14.20 ¥
(2.03 $)
17.01 ¥
(2.43 $)
     +19.80 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(2.85 $)
73.57 ¥
(10.50 $)
     +267.87 %
Transportation Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 4.00 ¥
(0.57 $)
19.27 ¥
(2.75 $)
     +381.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 180.00 ¥
(25.69 $)
693.69 ¥
(99.00 $)
     +285.38 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(1.86 $)
18.22 ¥
(2.60 $)
     +40.14 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.53 $)
18.92 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +411.12 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 ¥
(5.71 $)
210.21 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +425.52 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 27.07 ¥
(3.86 $)
24.79 ¥
(3.54 $)
     -8.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(19,980.02 $)
175,175.00 ¥
(25,000.00 $)
     +25.12 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 119,303.85 ¥
(17,026.38 $)
159,659.50 ¥
(22,785.71 $)
     +33.83 %
Utilities (Monthly) Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 416.37 ¥
(59.42 $)
1,142.77 ¥
(163.09 $)
     +174.46 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.72 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +269.57 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 94.34 ¥
(13.46 $)
446.69 ¥
(63.75 $)
     +373.49 %
Sports And Leisure Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 326.51 ¥
(46.60 $)
393.06 ¥
(56.10 $)
     +20.38 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 125.66 ¥
(17.93 $)
200.02 ¥
(28.55 $)
     +59.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.14 $)
98.10 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +96.20 %
Childcare Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,733.97 ¥
(675.61 $)
13,061.05 ¥
(1,864.00 $)
     +175.90 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 150,928.74 ¥
(21,539.71 $)
164,728.20 ¥
(23,509.09 $)
     +9.14 %
Clothing And Shoes Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 475.42 ¥
(67.85 $)
339.38 ¥
(48.43 $)
     -28.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 245.69 ¥
(35.06 $)
283.28 ¥
(40.43 $)
     +15.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 529.31 ¥
(75.54 $)
605.13 ¥
(86.36 $)
     +14.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 699.53 ¥
(99.83 $)
944.69 ¥
(134.82 $)
     +35.05 %
Rent Per Month Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,262.03 ¥
(1,036.40 $)
14,848.22 ¥
(2,119.06 $)
     +104.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,375.37 ¥
(624.43 $)
11,439.24 ¥
(1,632.54 $)
     +161.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,270.97 ¥
(2,179.39 $)
25,225.20 ¥
(3,600.00 $)
     +65.18 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,547.43 ¥
(1,362.56 $)
18,107.89 ¥
(2,584.26 $)
     +89.66 %
Buy Apartment Price Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 9,427.10 ¥
(1,345.38 $)
4,640.10 ¥
(662.21 $)
     -50.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 4,707.05 ¥
(671.76 $)
2,945.15 ¥
(420.32 $)
     -37.43 %
Salaries And Financing Beijing[ Edit ] Seattle, WA[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 8,823.77 ¥
(1,259.28 $)
37,686.71 ¥
(5,378.44 $)
     +327.10 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.15 4.16      -19.37 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
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