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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Beijing 

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 48.17% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 50.27% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Beijing are 53.04% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 58.78% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 37.81% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 24.22% lower than in London
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  LondonBeijingDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(134.48 ¥)
3.35 £
(30.00 ¥)
     -77.69 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(448.25 ¥)
22.31 £
(200.00 ¥)
     -55.38 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(53.79 ¥)
3.90 £
(35.00 ¥)
     -34.93 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(44.83 ¥)
1.12 £
(10.00 ¥)
     -77.69 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 £
(38.55 ¥)
2.68 £
(24.00 ¥)
     -37.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.73 £
(24.49 ¥)
3.28 £
(29.38 ¥)
     +19.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.22 £
(10.96 ¥)
0.42 £
(3.80 ¥)
     -65.28 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 0.96 £
(8.58 ¥)
0.27 £
(2.41 ¥)
     -71.96 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 £
(30.84 ¥)
5.02 £
(44.98 ¥)
     +45.85 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.00 £
(9.00 ¥)
1.10 £
(9.90 ¥)
     +10.06 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.81 £
(7.26 ¥)
0.35 £
(3.18 ¥)
     -56.29 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 £
(19.68 ¥)
1.24 £
(11.11 ¥)
     -43.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.13 £
(28.04 ¥)
4.13 £
(36.99 ¥)
     +31.92 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.20 £
(28.73 ¥)
1.03 £
(9.21 ¥)
     -67.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.97 £
(35.63 ¥)
3.12 £
(28.00 ¥)
     -21.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 0.97 £
(8.70 ¥)
0.52 £
(4.62 ¥)
     -46.87 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.46 £
(4.10 ¥)
0.41 £
(3.68 ¥)
     -10.10 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.95 £
(8.50 ¥)
0.58 £
(5.20 ¥)
     -38.90 %
Tomato (1 lb) 0.99 £
(8.89 ¥)
0.37 £
(3.35 ¥)
     -62.31 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(4.72 ¥)
0.23 £
(2.07 ¥)
     -56.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.53 £
(4.71 ¥)
0.27 £
(2.44 ¥)
     -48.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.78 £
(7.01 ¥)
0.50 £
(4.50 ¥)
     -35.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.95 £
(8.53 ¥)
0.44 £
(3.90 ¥)
     -54.30 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(71.72 ¥)
8.92 £
(80.00 ¥)
     +11.54 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 £
(15.13 ¥)
0.59 £
(5.32 ¥)
     -64.81 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.15 £
(19.27 ¥)
1.77 £
(15.88 ¥)
     -17.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(98.62 ¥)
2.23 £
(20.00 ¥)
     -79.72 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(22.41 ¥)
0.45 £
(4.00 ¥)
     -82.15 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 134.00 £
(1,201.32 ¥)
22.31 £
(200.00 ¥)
     -83.35 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 £
(35.86 ¥)
1.45 £
(13.00 ¥)
     -63.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.00 £
(71.72 ¥)
0.41 £
(3.70 ¥)
     -94.84 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(358.60 ¥)
5.58 £
(50.00 ¥)
     -86.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.75 £
(42.55 ¥)
2.93 £
(26.23 ¥)
     -38.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 £
(179,301.51 ¥)
14,500.71 £
(130,000.00 ¥)
     -27.50 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,058.56 £
(188,791.54 ¥)
14,801.88 £
(132,700.00 ¥)
     -29.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.11 £
(1,309.92 ¥)
47.76 £
(428.16 ¥)
     -67.31 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 £
(0.93 ¥)
0.02 £
(0.20 ¥)
     -78.16 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 31.37 £
(281.24 ¥)
12.00 £
(107.56 ¥)
     -61.76 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 47.30 £
(424.06 ¥)
45.87 £
(411.23 ¥)
     -3.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.74 £
(96.32 ¥)
18.22 £
(163.33 ¥)
     +69.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 £
(112.06 ¥)
6.13 £
(55.00 ¥)
     -50.92 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,255.29 £
(11,253.80 ¥)
504.88 £
(4,526.32 ¥)
     -59.78 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,309.52 £
(146,216.11 ¥)
15,833.05 £
(141,944.44 ¥)
     -2.92 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 62.61 £
(561.33 ¥)
50.38 £
(451.67 ¥)
     -19.54 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.22 £
(279.90 ¥)
26.77 £
(240.00 ¥)
     -14.25 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 68.06 £
(610.15 ¥)
63.71 £
(571.15 ¥)
     -6.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 82.16 £
(736.60 ¥)
73.57 £
(659.52 ¥)
     -10.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,654.05 £
(14,828.69 ¥)
671.55 £
(6,020.54 ¥)
     -59.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,192.35 £
(10,689.52 ¥)
404.27 £
(3,624.32 ¥)
     -66.09 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,082.30 £
(27,633.02 ¥)
1,638.63 £
(14,690.48 ¥)
     -46.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,023.37 £
(18,139.64 ¥)
1,019.83 £
(9,142.86 ¥)
     -49.60 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,245.62 £
(11,167.10 ¥)
1,050.88 £
(9,421.24 ¥)
     -15.63 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 734.49 £
(6,584.72 ¥)
518.93 £
(4,652.26 ¥)
     -29.35 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,495.53 £
(22,372.57 ¥)
940.46 £
(8,431.26 ¥)
     -62.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.22 5.00      +55.23 %
Last update: September 2018September 2018
Contributors:818190
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: GBP