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Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Shanghai 

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Consumer Prices in Shanghai are 51.41% lower than in New York, NY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Shanghai are 58.58% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Shanghai are 66.49% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 62.25% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Shanghai are 49.82% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Shanghai is 33.92% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(137.68 ¥)
5.08 $
(35.00 ¥)
     -74.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(550.71 ¥)
29.05 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -63.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.75 $
(60.20 ¥)
5.08 $
(35.00 ¥)
     -41.86 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(48.19 ¥)
1.60 $
(11.00 ¥)
     -77.17 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(55.07 ¥)
3.34 $
(23.00 ¥)
     -58.24 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.40 $
(30.29 ¥)
4.32 $
(29.72 ¥)
     -1.90 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.17 $
(14.97 ¥)
0.66 $
(4.52 ¥)
     -69.83 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.71 $
(11.78 ¥)
0.39 $
(2.70 ¥)
     -77.09 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.47 $
(30.75 ¥)
9.30 $
(64.00 ¥)
     +108.13 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.65 $
(25.15 ¥)
1.99 $
(13.72 ¥)
     -45.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 $
(20.80 ¥)
0.47 $
(3.25 ¥)
     -84.39 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.48 $
(23.96 ¥)
2.29 $
(15.78 ¥)
     -34.17 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.36 $
(50.63 ¥)
7.29 $
(50.19 ¥)
     -0.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.96 $
(41.03 ¥)
2.28 $
(15.72 ¥)
     -61.68 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.21 $
(49.65 ¥)
5.24 $
(36.11 ¥)
     -27.28 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.16 $
(21.75 ¥)
0.98 $
(6.73 ¥)
     -69.03 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.03 $
(7.08 ¥)
0.69 $
(4.73 ¥)
     -33.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 $
(17.50 ¥)
1.07 $
(7.34 ¥)
     -58.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.88 $
(19.80 ¥)
0.70 $
(4.82 ¥)
     -75.63 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.66 $
(11.40 ¥)
0.60 $
(4.12 ¥)
     -63.85 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.49 $
(10.23 ¥)
0.62 $
(4.27 ¥)
     -58.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.28 $
(15.69 ¥)
0.74 $
(5.11 ¥)
     -67.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(17.20 ¥)
0.65 $
(4.44 ¥)
     -74.18 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(103.26 ¥)
14.53 $
(100.00 ¥)
     -3.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $
(17.21 ¥)
0.92 $
(6.36 ¥)
     -63.06 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.68 $
(18.44 ¥)
2.22 $
(15.27 ¥)
     -17.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 14.00 $
(96.37 ¥)
2.91 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -79.25 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $
(18.93 ¥)
0.58 $
(4.00 ¥)
     -78.87 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.00 $
(832.95 ¥)
29.05 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -75.99 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(17.21 ¥)
2.03 $
(14.00 ¥)
     -18.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.65 $
(18.27 ¥)
0.58 $
(4.02 ¥)
     -77.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(206.52 ¥)
5.45 $
(37.50 ¥)
     -81.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.97 $
(20.41 ¥)
3.86 $
(26.56 ¥)
     +30.10 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,500.00 $
(154,888.07 ¥)
20,700.43 $
(142,500.00 ¥)
     -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,397.12 $
(140,412.00 ¥)
17,926.89 $
(123,407.14 ¥)
     -12.11 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.08 $
(902.34 ¥)
51.57 $
(355.01 ¥)
     -60.66 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.09 $
(0.63 ¥)
0.03 $
(0.21 ¥)
     -67.19 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.43 $
(416.02 ¥)
17.74 $
(122.12 ¥)
     -70.65 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 74.68 $
(514.06 ¥)
45.45 $
(312.88 ¥)
     -39.14 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 43.71 $
(300.93 ¥)
10.34 $
(71.18 ¥)
     -76.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.00 $
(110.14 ¥)
7.99 $
(55.00 ¥)
     -50.06 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,172.98 $
(14,958.61 ¥)
585.37 $
(4,029.63 ¥)
     -73.06 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 31,722.22 $
(218,373.05 ¥)
20,928.71 $
(144,071.43 ¥)
     -34.03 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.91 $
(357.34 ¥)
87.51 $
(602.40 ¥)
     +68.58 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.11 $
(276.12 ¥)
37.43 $
(257.68 ¥)
     -6.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.95 $
(577.88 ¥)
92.60 $
(637.46 ¥)
     +10.31 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 125.38 $
(863.14 ¥)
116.21 $
(799.95 ¥)
     -7.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,181.43 $
(21,900.69 ¥)
998.98 $
(6,876.92 ¥)
     -68.60 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,955.71 $
(13,462.95 ¥)
536.12 $
(3,690.62 ¥)
     -72.59 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,383.23 $
(43,941.59 ¥)
2,295.21 $
(15,800.00 ¥)
     -64.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,371.00 $
(23,205.67 ¥)
1,175.75 $
(8,093.75 ¥)
     -65.12 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,268.35 $
(8,731.21 ¥)
1,346.18 $
(9,267.00 ¥)
     +6.14 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 592.57 $
(4,079.21 ¥)
691.65 $
(4,761.24 ¥)
     +16.72 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,346.73 $
(29,922.54 ¥)
1,189.76 $
(8,190.22 ¥)
     -72.63 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.08 4.96      +21.54 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
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Currency: USD