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Cost of Living Comparison Between Philadelphia, PA and Beijing 

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Consumer Prices in Beijing are 42.65% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Beijing are 39.78% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Rent Prices in Beijing are 34.52% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant Prices in Beijing are 51.23% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Groceries Prices in Beijing are 46.81% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
Local Purchasing Power in Beijing is 29.77% lower than in Philadelphia, PA
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  Philadelphia, PABeijingDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(96.48 ¥)
4.66 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -68.91 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 $
(369.86 ¥)
27.98 $
(180.00 ¥)
     -51.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $
(38.59 ¥)
4.66 $
(30.00 ¥)
     -22.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(32.16 ¥)
1.55 $
(10.00 ¥)
     -68.91 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(45.03 ¥)
3.89 $
(25.00 ¥)
     -44.48 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $
(24.61 ¥)
4.43 $
(28.48 ¥)
     +15.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.89 $
(12.15 ¥)
0.56 $
(3.60 ¥)
     -70.40 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.31 $
(8.44 ¥)
0.34 $
(2.21 ¥)
     -73.83 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 $
(26.05 ¥)
6.98 $
(44.92 ¥)
     +72.46 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.85 $
(18.34 ¥)
1.39 $
(8.93 ¥)
     -51.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.94 $
(12.48 ¥)
0.46 $
(2.95 ¥)
     -76.35 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 $
(15.63 ¥)
1.87 $
(12.00 ¥)
     -23.23 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 $
(36.33 ¥)
5.34 $
(34.36 ¥)
     -5.42 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.64 $
(23.44 ¥)
1.62 $
(10.43 ¥)
     -55.50 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.68 $
(36.54 ¥)
4.52 $
(29.10 ¥)
     -20.37 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.73 $
(17.54 ¥)
0.68 $
(4.37 ¥)
     -75.10 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(4.57 ¥)
0.58 $
(3.74 ¥)
     -18.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $
(9.41 ¥)
0.82 $
(5.24 ¥)
     -44.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.17 $
(13.97 ¥)
0.54 $
(3.50 ¥)
     -74.93 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(7.81 ¥)
0.30 $
(1.94 ¥)
     -75.20 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 $
(8.75 ¥)
0.38 $
(2.46 ¥)
     -71.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $
(11.83 ¥)
0.74 $
(4.75 ¥)
     -59.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(12.86 ¥)
0.57 $
(3.68 ¥)
     -71.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(96.48 ¥)
13.99 $
(90.00 ¥)
     -6.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.25 $
(20.88 ¥)
0.79 $
(5.10 ¥)
     -75.58 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.71 $
(30.29 ¥)
2.27 $
(14.57 ¥)
     -51.89 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(57.89 ¥)
3.11 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -65.45 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(16.08 ¥)
0.62 $
(4.00 ¥)
     -75.13 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $
(617.50 ¥)
31.09 $
(200.00 ¥)
     -67.61 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(17.69 ¥)
2.02 $
(13.00 ¥)
     -26.51 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $
(16.08 ¥)
0.60 $
(3.86 ¥)
     -75.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $
(160.81 ¥)
7.77 $
(50.00 ¥)
     -68.91 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.77 $
(17.83 ¥)
3.99 $
(25.65 ¥)
     +43.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(141,510.60 ¥)
20,210.50 $
(130,000.00 ¥)
     -8.13 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,725.40 $
(133,311.99 ¥)
20,543.64 $
(132,142.86 ¥)
     -0.88 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.29 $
(1,050.35 ¥)
59.99 $
(385.89 ¥)
     -63.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $
(0.64 ¥)
0.04 $
(0.23 ¥)
     -63.69 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.11 $
(425.25 ¥)
16.26 $
(104.60 ¥)
     -75.40 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.58 $
(222.45 ¥)
63.99 $
(411.57 ¥)
     +85.02 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 $
(300.17 ¥)
25.60 $
(164.67 ¥)
     -45.14 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(77.19 ¥)
7.77 $
(50.00 ¥)
     -35.22 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,011.70 $
(6,507.58 ¥)
658.14 $
(4,233.33 ¥)
     -34.95 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,920.00 $
(128,131.42 ¥)
23,042.19 $
(148,214.29 ¥)
     +15.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.06 $
(251.26 ¥)
66.77 $
(429.50 ¥)
     +70.94 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.93 $
(205.40 ¥)
37.38 $
(240.43 ¥)
     +17.05 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.00 $
(488.85 ¥)
86.48 $
(556.25 ¥)
     +13.79 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.15 $
(657.08 ¥)
105.96 $
(681.58 ¥)
     +3.73 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,587.53 $
(10,211.46 ¥)
871.49 $
(5,605.71 ¥)
     -45.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,064.60 $
(6,847.84 ¥)
518.22 $
(3,333.33 ¥)
     -51.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,729.17 $
(17,554.82 ¥)
2,021.05 $
(13,000.00 ¥)
     -25.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,716.32 $
(11,039.86 ¥)
1,240.34 $
(7,978.26 ¥)
     -27.73 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 277.27 $
(1,783.51 ¥)
1,492.45 $
(9,599.90 ¥)
     +438.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 89.76 $
(577.34 ¥)
729.38 $
(4,691.56 ¥)
     +712.61 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,102.07 $
(19,953.47 ¥)
1,311.94 $
(8,438.81 ¥)
     -57.71 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.13 5.03      +21.71 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:162166
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Currency: USD