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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Shanghai Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 43.42% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 50.68% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 58.36% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 58.27% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 38.14% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 35.17% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $
(114.05 ¥)
4.73 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -73.70 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(506.88 ¥)
31.57 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -60.54 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(50.69 ¥)
5.45 $
(34.50 ¥)
     -31.94 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(44.35 ¥)
2.37 $
(15.00 ¥)
     -66.18 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(50.69 ¥)
3.95 $
(25.00 ¥)
     -50.68 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.23 $
(26.77 ¥)
4.52 $
(28.63 ¥)
     +6.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.04 $
(12.93 ¥)
0.58 $
(3.67 ¥)
     -71.65 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(10.31 ¥)
0.38 $
(2.40 ¥)
     -76.72 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.20 $
(26.62 ¥)
9.50 $
(60.16 ¥)
     +126.00 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.99 $
(18.93 ¥)
1.99 $
(12.59 ¥)
     -33.52 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.28 $
(20.76 ¥)
0.48 $
(3.04 ¥)
     -85.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.97 $
(18.81 ¥)
2.13 $
(13.51 ¥)
     -28.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.06 $
(38.40 ¥)
9.79 $
(62.01 ¥)
     +61.51 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.91 $
(31.11 ¥)
2.42 $
(15.33 ¥)
     -50.73 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.11 $
(45.02 ¥)
5.82 $
(36.89 ¥)
     -18.05 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(16.64 ¥)
1.06 $
(6.72 ¥)
     -59.61 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(6.08 ¥)
0.73 $
(4.63 ¥)
     -23.91 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.26 $
(14.31 ¥)
1.07 $
(6.75 ¥)
     -52.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.35 $
(14.92 ¥)
0.67 $
(4.26 ¥)
     -71.42 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.36 $
(8.62 ¥)
0.64 $
(4.05 ¥)
     -53.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.29 $
(8.19 ¥)
0.64 $
(4.06 ¥)
     -50.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.30 $
(14.58 ¥)
0.90 $
(5.71 ¥)
     -60.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $
(14.37 ¥)
0.68 $
(4.28 ¥)
     -70.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(95.04 ¥)
12.63 $
(80.00 ¥)
     -15.82 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(16.26 ¥)
1.06 $
(6.73 ¥)
     -58.60 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.80 $
(17.74 ¥)
2.49 $
(15.75 ¥)
     -11.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 13.00 $
(82.37 ¥)
3.16 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -75.72 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(17.42 ¥)
0.63 $
(4.00 ¥)
     -77.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(766.66 ¥)
31.57 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -73.91 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(15.84 ¥)
2.21 $
(14.00 ¥)
     -11.62 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $
(16.21 ¥)
0.64 $
(4.02 ¥)
     -75.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(190.08 ¥)
4.83 $
(30.60 ¥)
     -83.90 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.79 $
(17.68 ¥)
4.03 $
(25.52 ¥)
     +44.35 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(145,728.00 ¥)
23,674.24 $
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +2.93 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,562.94 $
(130,286.82 ¥)
20,628.16 $
(130,700.00 ¥)
     +0.32 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.30 $
(781.25 ¥)
57.13 $
(362.00 ¥)
     -53.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.65 ¥)
0.04 $
(0.24 ¥)
     -62.65 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 59.02 $
(373.98 ¥)
16.19 $
(102.55 ¥)
     -72.58 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 73.01 $
(462.57 ¥)
52.42 $
(332.14 ¥)
     -28.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 48.53 $
(307.51 ¥)
10.06 $
(63.75 ¥)
     -79.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(95.04 ¥)
9.47 $
(60.00 ¥)
     -36.87 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,824.02 $
(11,556.98 ¥)
718.78 $
(4,554.17 ¥)
     -60.59 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 29,230.77 $
(185,206.15 ¥)
30,108.78 $
(190,769.23 ¥)
     +3.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.16 $
(336.85 ¥)
81.41 $
(515.79 ¥)
     +53.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.42 $
(268.76 ¥)
38.53 $
(244.12 ¥)
     -9.17 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.51 $
(554.45 ¥)
104.40 $
(661.50 ¥)
     +19.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.24 $
(793.51 ¥)
107.69 $
(682.35 ¥)
     -14.01 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,135.53 $
(19,866.69 ¥)
1,090.99 $
(6,912.50 ¥)
     -65.21 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,868.03 $
(11,835.82 ¥)
566.12 $
(3,586.96 ¥)
     -69.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,230.00 $
(39,473.26 ¥)
3,146.04 $
(19,933.33 ¥)
     -49.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,288.34 $
(20,834.92 ¥)
1,243.84 $
(7,880.95 ¥)
     -62.17 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,265.40 $
(8,017.59 ¥)
1,466.26 $
(9,290.23 ¥)
     +15.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 650.76 $
(4,123.22 ¥)
695.32 $
(4,405.52 ¥)
     +6.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,139.28 $
(26,226.48 ¥)
1,323.48 $
(8,385.59 ¥)
     -68.03 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.84 4.81      +25.32 %
Last update: February 2018February 2018
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Currency: USD