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Cost of Living Comparison Between London and Beijing 

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 46.85% lower than in London
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 49.48% lower than in London
Rent Prices in Beijing are 52.83% lower than in London
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 57.87% lower than in London
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 36.20% lower than in London
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 24.88% lower than in London
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  LondonBeijingDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 £
(130.13 ¥)
3.46 £
(30.00 ¥)
     -76.95 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 £
(433.75 ¥)
23.05 £
(200.00 ¥)
     -53.89 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 £
(52.05 ¥)
4.03 £
(35.00 ¥)
     -32.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 £
(43.38 ¥)
1.15 £
(10.00 ¥)
     -76.95 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.50 £
(39.04 ¥)
2.88 £
(25.00 ¥)
     -35.96 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.72 £
(23.62 ¥)
3.42 £
(29.70 ¥)
     +25.74 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 £
(11.05 ¥)
0.43 £
(3.75 ¥)
     -66.08 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.98 £
(8.51 ¥)
0.27 £
(2.37 ¥)
     -72.11 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 £
(30.48 ¥)
5.26 £
(45.64 ¥)
     +49.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.01 £
(8.73 ¥)
1.14 £
(9.90 ¥)
     +13.42 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.79 £
(6.82 ¥)
0.37 £
(3.23 ¥)
     -52.59 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 £
(18.70 ¥)
1.27 £
(11.06 ¥)
     -40.87 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.14 £
(27.28 ¥)
4.47 £
(38.78 ¥)
     +42.17 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.05 £
(26.43 ¥)
1.04 £
(8.99 ¥)
     -65.99 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.03 £
(34.99 ¥)
3.18 £
(27.62 ¥)
     -21.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.02 £
(8.87 ¥)
0.58 £
(5.01 ¥)
     -43.52 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 £
(4.06 ¥)
0.41 £
(3.56 ¥)
     -12.27 %
Oranges (1 lb) 0.94 £
(8.17 ¥)
0.59 £
(5.08 ¥)
     -37.85 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.01 £
(8.72 ¥)
0.37 £
(3.18 ¥)
     -63.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.53 £
(4.56 ¥)
0.23 £
(2.01 ¥)
     -55.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.52 £
(4.47 ¥)
0.29 £
(2.55 ¥)
     -42.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 0.76 £
(6.62 ¥)
0.50 £
(4.33 ¥)
     -34.57 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.99 £
(8.63 ¥)
0.46 £
(3.96 ¥)
     -54.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £
(69.40 ¥)
9.22 £
(80.00 ¥)
     +15.27 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 £
(13.51 ¥)
0.60 £
(5.22 ¥)
     -61.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.09 £
(18.16 ¥)
1.81 £
(15.67 ¥)
     -13.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 £
(95.43 ¥)
2.31 £
(20.00 ¥)
     -79.04 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 £
(21.69 ¥)
0.46 £
(4.00 ¥)
     -81.56 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 140.00 £
(1,214.50 ¥)
23.05 £
(200.00 ¥)
     -83.53 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 £
(43.38 ¥)
1.50 £
(13.00 ¥)
     -70.03 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 £
(41.88 ¥)
0.43 £
(3.70 ¥)
     -91.16 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 £
(347.00 ¥)
5.76 £
(50.00 ¥)
     -85.59 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.86 £
(42.15 ¥)
3.09 £
(26.81 ¥)
     -36.39 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,920.00 £
(172,806.14 ¥)
14,985.58 £
(130,000.00 ¥)
     -24.77 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,846.00 £
(180,839.20 ¥)
15,237.64 £
(132,186.67 ¥)
     -26.90 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.40 £
(1,304.70 ¥)
47.17 £
(409.22 ¥)
     -68.64 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 £
(0.95 ¥)
0.02 £
(0.21 ¥)
     -77.62 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 32.99 £
(286.22 ¥)
11.31 £
(98.15 ¥)
     -65.71 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.79 £
(397.22 ¥)
44.12 £
(382.78 ¥)
     -3.63 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.18 £
(97.02 ¥)
19.68 £
(170.71 ¥)
     +75.95 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 £
(112.78 ¥)
6.34 £
(55.00 ¥)
     -51.23 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,263.77 £
(10,963.23 ¥)
526.97 £
(4,571.43 ¥)
     -58.30 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,649.91 £
(144,438.08 ¥)
16,743.50 £
(145,250.00 ¥)
     +0.56 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.73 £
(552.84 ¥)
56.75 £
(492.33 ¥)
     -10.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.59 £
(265.39 ¥)
27.67 £
(240.00 ¥)
     -9.57 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.44 £
(585.05 ¥)
65.71 £
(570.00 ¥)
     -2.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 79.81 £
(692.35 ¥)
76.03 £
(659.52 ¥)
     -4.74 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,707.59 £
(14,813.32 ¥)
711.17 £
(6,169.41 ¥)
     -58.35 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,232.35 £
(10,690.62 ¥)
431.60 £
(3,744.12 ¥)
     -64.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,188.93 £
(27,663.98 ¥)
1,710.41 £
(14,837.84 ¥)
     -46.36 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,024.54 £
(17,562.94 ¥)
1,043.75 £
(9,054.55 ¥)
     -48.45 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,244.67 £
(10,797.55 ¥)
1,084.52 £
(9,408.19 ¥)
     -12.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 724.76 £
(6,287.29 ¥)
538.87 £
(4,674.67 ¥)
     -25.65 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,556.11 £
(22,174.30 ¥)
970.10 £
(8,415.63 ¥)
     -62.05 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.24 5.01      +54.40 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
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Currency: GBP