Cost of Living Comparison Between Guangzhou and Shenzhen 

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Consumer Prices in Shenzhen are 22.93% higher than in Guangzhou (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shenzhen are 23.43% higher than in Guangzhou
Rent Prices in Shenzhen are 24.49% higher than in Guangzhou
Restaurant Prices in Shenzhen are 29.21% higher than in Guangzhou
Groceries Prices in Shenzhen are 27.26% higher than in Guangzhou
Local Purchasing Power in Shenzhen is 11.42% lower than in Guangzhou
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Restaurants
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.50 ¥ 35.00 ¥      +55.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 ¥ 200.00 ¥      +25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥ 38.00 ¥      +26.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.50 ¥ 8.00 ¥      -5.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 ¥ 21.00 ¥      +31.25 %
Cappuccino (regular) 25.27 ¥ 29.68 ¥      +17.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.36 ¥ 3.55 ¥      +5.62 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 ¥ 2.42 ¥      +0.70 %
Markets
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 41.13 ¥ 60.42 ¥      +46.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.41 ¥ 12.68 ¥      +21.80 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.29 ¥ 2.72 ¥      -17.21 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.36 ¥ 15.05 ¥      +4.81 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 30.44 ¥ 42.35 ¥      +39.10 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 13.28 ¥ 18.65 ¥      +40.43 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.28 ¥ 50.90 ¥      +57.67 %
Apples (1 lb) 7.00 ¥ 6.26 ¥      -10.53 %
Banana (1 lb) 5.06 ¥ 4.86 ¥      -3.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.70 ¥ 5.76 ¥      +1.13 %
Tomato (1 lb) 4.01 ¥ 4.92 ¥      +22.61 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.55 ¥ 3.31 ¥      +29.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.06 ¥ 3.59 ¥      +17.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.50 ¥ 5.75 ¥      +27.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.94 ¥ 3.88 ¥      -1.72 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 47.50 ¥ 99.00 ¥      +108.42 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.92 ¥ 6.44 ¥      +8.92 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.17 ¥ 9.72 ¥      -35.88 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥ 26.50 ¥      +6.00 %
Transportation
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 ¥ 5.00 ¥      -16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥ 300.00 ¥      +50.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 12.00 ¥ 10.00 ¥      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.18 ¥ 4.18 ¥      0.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.00 ¥ 48.00 ¥      +9.09 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 31.30 ¥ 31.02 ¥      -0.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥ 154,100.00 ¥      +2.73 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 128,050.00 ¥ 138,975.00 ¥      +8.53 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 382.25 ¥ 484.31 ¥      +26.70 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 ¥ 0.19 ¥      +7.48 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 123.75 ¥ 101.00 ¥      -18.38 %
Sports And Leisure
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 270.83 ¥ 444.44 ¥      +64.10 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 120.00 ¥ 100.00 ¥      -16.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥ 50.00 ¥      0.00 %
Childcare
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,200.00 ¥ 3,500.00 ¥      -16.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 172,500.00 ¥ 173,237.50 ¥      +0.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 434.18 ¥ 459.00 ¥      +5.72 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 234.89 ¥ 245.36 ¥      +4.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 518.91 ¥ 599.89 ¥      +15.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 449.78 ¥ 622.22 ¥      +38.34 %
Rent Per Month
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,028.57 ¥ 5,625.00 ¥      +11.86 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,750.00 ¥ 3,483.33 ¥      +26.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 9,718.00 ¥ 11,711.11 ¥      +20.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,916.67 ¥ 7,083.33 ¥      +44.07 %
Buy Apartment Price
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 8,611.97 ¥ 11,475.84 ¥      +33.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,813.73 ¥ 4,742.00 ¥      +24.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Guangzhou Edit Shenzhen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,860.00 ¥ 10,780.46 ¥      +9.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.18 5.18      +0.06 %
Last update: May 2022May 2022
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