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Cost of Living Comparison Between Philadelphia, PA and Beijing Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 46.71% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 41.63% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Rent Prices in Beijing are 32.44% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 56.39% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 47.92% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 37.96% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
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  Philadelphia, PABeijingDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(99.23 ¥)
4.54 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -69.77 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(396.91 ¥)
22.68 $
(150.00 ¥)
     -62.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $
(39.69 ¥)
4.54 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -24.42 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $
(26.46 ¥)
0.98 $
(6.50 ¥)
     -75.44 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(39.69 ¥)
3.02 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -49.61 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.61 $
(23.89 ¥)
4.17 $
(27.56 ¥)
     +15.37 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(12.55 ¥)
0.51 $
(3.40 ¥)
     -72.94 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.56 $
(10.32 ¥)
0.33 $
(2.15 ¥)
     -79.12 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.00 $
(26.44 ¥)
6.18 $
(40.88 ¥)
     +54.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 $
(16.50 ¥)
1.63 $
(10.75 ¥)
     -34.82 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.95 $
(12.89 ¥)
0.47 $
(3.13 ¥)
     -75.73 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.81 $
(18.57 ¥)
1.76 $
(11.66 ¥)
     -37.21 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.03 $
(39.90 ¥)
3.89 $
(25.71 ¥)
     -35.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.44 $
(29.36 ¥)
1.61 $
(10.68 ¥)
     -63.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.97 $
(39.47 ¥)
4.81 $
(31.81 ¥)
     -19.41 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.14 $
(14.14 ¥)
0.70 $
(4.66 ¥)
     -67.04 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $
(4.63 ¥)
0.55 $
(3.62 ¥)
     -21.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $
(10.40 ¥)
0.66 $
(4.35 ¥)
     -58.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.22 $
(14.69 ¥)
0.51 $
(3.36 ¥)
     -77.14 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.80 $
(5.30 ¥)
0.36 $
(2.40 ¥)
     -54.65 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.12 $
(7.39 ¥)
0.37 $
(2.46 ¥)
     -66.68 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.89 $
(12.49 ¥)
0.76 $
(5.00 ¥)
     -59.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $
(14.82 ¥)
0.58 $
(3.82 ¥)
     -74.23 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.50 $
(102.53 ¥)
15.12 $
(100.00 ¥)
     -2.47 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $
(15.16 ¥)
0.91 $
(6.04 ¥)
     -60.17 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.45 $
(16.21 ¥)
2.62 $
(17.33 ¥)
     +6.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(59.54 ¥)
3.02 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -66.41 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(16.54 ¥)
0.45 $
(3.00 ¥)
     -81.86 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.00 $
(628.44 ¥)
30.23 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -68.18 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $
(17.86 ¥)
1.97 $
(13.00 ¥)
     -27.22 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.30 $
(15.21 ¥)
0.56 $
(3.70 ¥)
     -75.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.02 $
(145.67 ¥)
7.56 $
(50.00 ¥)
     -65.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $
(16.81 ¥)
3.65 $
(24.15 ¥)
     +43.72 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,286.50 $
(147,428.54 ¥)
19,651.86 $
(130,000.00 ¥)
     -11.82 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,944.44 $
(145,165.79 ¥)
18,414.80 $
(121,816.67 ¥)
     -16.08 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 155.65 $
(1,029.65 ¥)
48.33 $
(319.71 ¥)
     -68.95 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.67 ¥)
0.05 $
(0.30 ¥)
     -54.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 67.67 $
(447.65 ¥)
16.70 $
(110.47 ¥)
     -75.32 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.12 $
(252.20 ¥)
45.64 $
(301.89 ¥)
     +19.70 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.50 $
(281.14 ¥)
17.52 $
(115.91 ¥)
     -58.77 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(79.38 ¥)
7.56 $
(50.00 ¥)
     -37.01 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,045.83 $
(6,918.34 ¥)
755.84 $
(5,000.00 ¥)
     -27.73 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,900.00 $
(125,026.34 ¥)
23,179.12 $
(153,333.33 ¥)
     +22.64 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.67 $
(262.40 ¥)
61.54 $
(407.11 ¥)
     +55.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.26 $
(213.38 ¥)
38.80 $
(256.67 ¥)
     +20.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.69 $
(520.53 ¥)
98.36 $
(650.67 ¥)
     +25.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 111.28 $
(736.17 ¥)
97.42 $
(644.44 ¥)
     -12.46 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,567.37 $
(10,368.41 ¥)
915.90 $
(6,058.82 ¥)
     -41.56 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 982.69 $
(6,500.66 ¥)
531.83 $
(3,518.12 ¥)
     -45.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,800.00 $
(18,522.43 ¥)
2,222.17 $
(14,700.00 ¥)
     -20.64 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,731.25 $
(11,452.48 ¥)
1,118.64 $
(7,400.00 ¥)
     -35.39 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 285.92 $
(1,891.40 ¥)
1,419.28 $
(9,388.72 ¥)
     +396.39 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 92.42 $
(611.39 ¥)
650.94 $
(4,306.07 ¥)
     +604.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,671.31 $
(24,286.26 ¥)
1,329.48 $
(8,794.69 ¥)
     -63.79 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 5.01      +29.64 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:199173
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD