NUMBEO

Cost of Living Comparison Between Shanghai and Austin, TX 

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Austin, TX are 41.58% higher than in Shanghai
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Austin, TX are 43.53% higher than in Shanghai
Rent Prices in Austin, TX are 46.43% higher than in Shanghai
Restaurant Prices in Austin, TX are 101.05% higher than in Shanghai
Groceries Prices in Austin, TX are 31.22% higher than in Shanghai
Local Purchasing Power in Austin, TX is 155.84% higher than in Shanghai
Currency: Sticky Currency      Switch to metric measurement units
Restaurants Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4.98 $
(35.00 ¥)
15.00 $
(105.41 ¥)
     +201.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 28.46 $
(200.00 ¥)
50.00 $
(351.36 ¥)
     +75.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4.98 $
(35.00 ¥)
7.44 $
(52.28 ¥)
     +49.38 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.42 $
(10.00 ¥)
4.75 $
(33.38 ¥)
     +233.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.85 $
(20.00 ¥)
6.00 $
(42.16 ¥)
     +110.82 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.15 $
(29.15 ¥)
4.44 $
(31.18 ¥)
     +6.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.63 $
(4.43 ¥)
2.09 $
(14.68 ¥)
     +231.72 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.38 $
(2.64 ¥)
1.50 $
(10.56 ¥)
     +299.89 %
Markets Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.78 $
(68.71 ¥)
3.22 $
(22.66 ¥)
     -67.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.77 $
(12.47 ¥)
2.35 $
(16.49 ¥)
     +32.29 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.54 $
(3.80 ¥)
1.42 $
(9.97 ¥)
     +162.02 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.49 $
(17.50 ¥)
2.47 $
(17.39 ¥)
     -0.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.25 $
(43.95 ¥)
4.55 $
(31.96 ¥)
     -27.28 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.13 $
(14.95 ¥)
3.33 $
(23.37 ¥)
     +56.29 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.65 $
(39.69 ¥)
5.45 $
(38.29 ¥)
     -3.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.08 $
(7.57 ¥)
1.99 $
(13.95 ¥)
     +84.34 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $
(5.54 ¥)
0.52 $
(3.68 ¥)
     -33.66 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.03 $
(7.26 ¥)
2.05 $
(14.41 ¥)
     +98.60 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.63 $
(4.44 ¥)
1.93 $
(13.58 ¥)
     +206.16 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.52 $
(3.63 ¥)
1.23 $
(8.62 ¥)
     +137.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 $
(3.66 ¥)
1.03 $
(7.21 ¥)
     +97.08 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.64 $
(4.50 ¥)
1.91 $
(13.44 ¥)
     +198.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.65 $
(4.59 ¥)
1.60 $
(11.28 ¥)
     +145.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 17.08 $
(120.00 ¥)
12.00 $
(84.33 ¥)
     -29.73 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 0.74 $
(5.21 ¥)
2.38 $
(16.73 ¥)
     +220.88 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.25 $
(15.82 ¥)
3.10 $
(21.78 ¥)
     +37.72 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2.99 $
(21.00 ¥)
7.00 $
(49.19 ¥)
     +134.24 %
Transportation Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.50 $
(3.50 ¥)
1.32 $
(9.31 ¥)
     +166.03 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 28.46 $
(200.00 ¥)
41.25 $
(289.87 ¥)
     +44.94 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.99 $
(14.00 ¥)
2.50 $
(17.57 ¥)
     +25.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.66 $
(4.67 ¥)
2.50 $
(17.57 ¥)
     +276.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 5.12 $
(36.00 ¥)
29.00 $
(203.79 ¥)
     +466.08 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.81 $
(26.76 ¥)
2.34 $
(16.46 ¥)
     -38.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,922.59 $
(140,000.00 ¥)
21,845.00 $
(153,509.18 ¥)
     +9.65 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,004.08 $
(133,545.45 ¥)
20,890.48 $
(146,801.55 ¥)
     +9.93 %
Utilities (Monthly) Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 55.81 $
(392.22 ¥)
139.03 $
(977.00 ¥)
     +149.10 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.03 $
(0.19 ¥)
0.10 $
(0.69 ¥)
     +258.36 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.59 $
(109.53 ¥)
61.90 $
(435.00 ¥)
     +297.15 %
Sports And Leisure Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.02 $
(351.51 ¥)
38.83 $
(272.89 ¥)
     -22.37 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.90 $
(90.65 ¥)
14.44 $
(101.50 ¥)
     +11.96 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.40 $
(59.00 ¥)
12.00 $
(84.33 ¥)
     +42.93 %
Childcare Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 754.86 $
(5,304.56 ¥)
998.00 $
(7,013.15 ¥)
     +32.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,160.32 $
(176,806.58 ¥)
20,125.00 $
(141,422.40 ¥)
     -20.01 %
Clothing And Shoes Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.09 $
(464.43 ¥)
43.93 $
(308.71 ¥)
     -33.53 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.69 $
(257.82 ¥)
37.31 $
(262.19 ¥)
     +1.69 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 91.46 $
(642.71 ¥)
77.18 $
(542.37 ¥)
     -15.61 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.31 $
(775.17 ¥)
97.78 $
(687.14 ¥)
     -11.36 %
Rent Per Month Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,089.69 $
(7,657.46 ¥)
1,751.04 $
(12,304.92 ¥)
     +60.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 531.19 $
(3,732.77 ¥)
1,100.62 $
(7,734.27 ¥)
     +107.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,449.24 $
(17,211.26 ¥)
3,107.69 $
(21,838.38 ¥)
     +26.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,282.86 $
(9,014.94 ¥)
1,889.34 $
(13,276.78 ¥)
     +47.28 %
Buy Apartment Price Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,235.60 $
(8,682.79 ¥)
379.27 $
(2,665.22 ¥)
     -69.30 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 622.26 $
(4,372.77 ¥)
204.06 $
(1,433.94 ¥)
     -67.21 %
Salaries And Financing Shanghai[ Edit ] Austin, TX[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,214.08 $
(8,531.60 ¥)
4,458.33 $
(31,329.60 ¥)
     +267.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.08 4.04      -20.37 %
Last update: February 2020February 2020
Contributors:292312
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD