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

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 45.63% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 53.93% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 63.07% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 60.41% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 42.68% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 31.89% lower than in New York, NY
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  New York, NYShanghaiDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(127.76 ¥)
4.70 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -76.52 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(511.06 ¥)
31.31 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -60.87 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(51.11 ¥)
5.48 $
(35.00 ¥)
     -31.51 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(44.72 ¥)
1.72 $
(11.00 ¥)
     -75.40 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(51.11 ¥)
3.76 $
(24.00 ¥)
     -53.04 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.17 $
(26.67 ¥)
4.55 $
(29.09 ¥)
     +9.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(13.22 ¥)
0.59 $
(3.78 ¥)
     -71.44 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.64 $
(10.50 ¥)
0.36 $
(2.32 ¥)
     -77.88 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.52 $
(28.87 ¥)
9.17 $
(58.59 ¥)
     +102.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.45 $
(22.05 ¥)
2.28 $
(14.53 ¥)
     -34.07 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.20 $
(20.45 ¥)
0.50 $
(3.17 ¥)
     -84.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.16 $
(20.18 ¥)
2.43 $
(15.49 ¥)
     -23.24 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.14 $
(45.62 ¥)
8.78 $
(56.12 ¥)
     +23.00 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.66 $
(36.13 ¥)
2.55 $
(16.30 ¥)
     -54.89 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.42 $
(47.41 ¥)
6.11 $
(39.01 ¥)
     -17.72 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.87 $
(18.30 ¥)
1.08 $
(6.87 ¥)
     -62.45 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.02 $
(6.55 ¥)
0.71 $
(4.53 ¥)
     -30.81 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $
(15.32 ¥)
1.06 $
(6.75 ¥)
     -55.94 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.64 $
(16.87 ¥)
0.66 $
(4.23 ¥)
     -74.90 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 $
(9.45 ¥)
0.66 $
(4.22 ¥)
     -55.38 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.41 $
(9.04 ¥)
0.67 $
(4.29 ¥)
     -52.54 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.32 $
(14.84 ¥)
0.76 $
(4.86 ¥)
     -67.27 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.42 $
(15.47 ¥)
0.67 $
(4.28 ¥)
     -72.35 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(95.82 ¥)
13.31 $
(85.00 ¥)
     -11.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.75 $
(17.57 ¥)
0.96 $
(6.13 ¥)
     -65.09 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.73 $
(17.46 ¥)
2.46 $
(15.69 ¥)
     -10.13 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.75 $
(87.84 ¥)
3.13 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -77.23 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(17.57 ¥)
0.63 $
(4.00 ¥)
     -77.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(772.97 ¥)
31.31 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -74.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(15.97 ¥)
2.19 $
(14.00 ¥)
     -12.34 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.56 $
(16.35 ¥)
0.63 $
(4.02 ¥)
     -75.39 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(191.65 ¥)
5.87 $
(37.50 ¥)
     -80.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.86 $
(18.29 ¥)
4.04 $
(25.82 ¥)
     +41.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(146,928.60 ¥)
23,480.79 $
(150,000.00 ¥)
     +2.09 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,181.47 $
(128,923.27 ¥)
20,200.79 $
(129,046.67 ¥)
     +0.10 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.87 $
(823.23 ¥)
57.77 $
(369.03 ¥)
     -55.17 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.62 ¥)
0.03 $
(0.21 ¥)
     -66.29 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.31 $
(385.30 ¥)
19.09 $
(121.96 ¥)
     -68.35 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 71.52 $
(456.91 ¥)
53.14 $
(339.49 ¥)
     -25.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.44 $
(290.31 ¥)
10.71 $
(68.42 ¥)
     -76.43 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(95.82 ¥)
9.39 $
(60.00 ¥)
     -37.38 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,935.35 $
(12,363.43 ¥)
636.94 $
(4,068.89 ¥)
     -67.09 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,312.50 $
(193,642.31 ¥)
27,237.72 $
(174,000.00 ¥)
     -10.14 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.33 $
(334.30 ¥)
88.56 $
(565.74 ¥)
     +69.23 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.94 $
(255.12 ¥)
36.70 $
(234.44 ¥)
     -8.10 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.42 $
(552.07 ¥)
99.01 $
(632.50 ¥)
     +14.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 123.48 $
(788.80 ¥)
122.25 $
(780.95 ¥)
     -1.00 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,144.46 $
(20,087.44 ¥)
1,056.40 $
(6,748.48 ¥)
     -66.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,891.36 $
(12,082.41 ¥)
599.88 $
(3,832.14 ¥)
     -68.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,203.63 $
(39,630.05 ¥)
2,485.05 $
(15,875.00 ¥)
     -59.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,322.24 $
(21,223.10 ¥)
1,222.21 $
(7,807.69 ¥)
     -63.21 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,273.65 $
(8,136.32 ¥)
1,488.72 $
(9,510.26 ¥)
     +16.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 657.43 $
(4,199.78 ¥)
731.18 $
(4,670.92 ¥)
     +11.22 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,190.55 $
(26,770.06 ¥)
1,315.14 $
(8,401.38 ¥)
     -68.62 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.02 4.63      +15.20 %
Last update: May 2018May 2018
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Currency: USD