Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United Kingdom Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United Kingdom are 88.8% higher than in China (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United Kingdom are 106.2% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United Kingdom are 156.9% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United Kingdom are 195.4% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United Kingdom are 49.3% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United Kingdom is 53.5% higher than in China
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Restaurants
China Edit United Kingdom Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 ¥
(2.78 £)
134.98 ¥
(15.00 £)
     +439.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(22.23 £)
539.93 ¥
(60.00 £)
     +170.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 38.00 ¥
(4.22 £)
62.99 ¥
(7.00 £)
     +65.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥
(0.78 £)
40.49 ¥
(4.50 £)
     +478.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.50 ¥
(1.72 £)
37.80 ¥
(4.20 £)
     +143.8 %
Cappuccino (regular) 23.85 ¥
(2.65 £)
28.41 ¥
(3.16 £)
     +19.1 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.34 ¥
(0.37 £)
15.61 ¥
(1.73 £)
     +367.3 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 ¥
(0.24 £)
11.28 ¥
(1.25 £)
     +428.6 %
Markets
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 53.36 ¥
(5.93 £)
41.93 ¥
(4.66 £)
     -21.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.60 ¥
(1.18 £)
9.91 ¥
(1.10 £)
     -6.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.14 ¥
(0.35 £)
6.43 ¥
(0.71 £)
     +104.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.55 ¥
(1.39 £)
26.63 ¥
(2.96 £)
     +112.3 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.37 ¥
(4.71 £)
28.33 ¥
(3.15 £)
     -33.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.64 ¥
(1.29 £)
26.71 ¥
(2.97 £)
     +129.4 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.73 ¥
(4.30 £)
42.87 ¥
(4.76 £)
     +10.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.99 ¥
(0.67 £)
8.58 ¥
(0.95 £)
     +43.2 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.46 ¥
(0.50 £)
4.63 ¥
(0.51 £)
     +4.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.18 ¥
(0.58 £)
8.62 ¥
(0.96 £)
     +66.4 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.96 ¥
(0.44 £)
10.79 ¥
(1.20 £)
     +172.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.56 ¥
(0.28 £)
4.51 ¥
(0.50 £)
     +76.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.05 ¥
(0.34 £)
4.25 ¥
(0.47 £)
     +39.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.63 ¥
(0.51 £)
6.88 ¥
(0.76 £)
     +48.5 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.04 ¥
(0.45 £)
9.51 ¥
(1.06 £)
     +135.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(8.89 £)
67.49 ¥
(7.50 £)
     -15.6 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.87 ¥
(0.65 £)
17.21 ¥
(1.91 £)
     +193.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 12.86 ¥
(1.43 £)
21.22 ¥
(2.36 £)
     +64.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥
(2.78 £)
116.98 ¥
(13.00 £)
     +367.9 %
Transportation
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ¥
(0.33 £)
21.60 ¥
(2.40 £)
     +619.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 200.00 ¥
(22.23 £)
610.12 ¥
(67.80 £)
     +205.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.11 £)
27.00 ¥
(3.00 £)
     +170.0 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(0.45 £)
17.96 ¥
(2.00 £)
     +346.3 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 48.00 ¥
(5.33 £)
156.58 ¥
(17.40 £)
     +226.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.25 ¥
(3.58 £)
51.35 ¥
(5.71 £)
     +59.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 149,563.48 ¥
(16,620.33 £)
254,531.78 ¥
(28,285.00 £)
     +70.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 131,864.20 ¥
(14,653.49 £)
223,136.71 ¥
(24,796.20 £)
     +69.2 %
Utilities (Monthly)
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 386.53 ¥
(42.95 £)
2,273.60 ¥
(252.66 £)
     +488.2 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 89.95 ¥
(10.00 £)
111.05 ¥
(12.34 £)
     +23.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 88.48 ¥
(9.83 £)
274.41 ¥
(30.49 £)
     +210.1 %
Sports And Leisure
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 313.18 ¥
(34.80 £)
291.47 ¥
(32.39 £)
     -6.9 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 111.39 ¥
(12.38 £)
98.70 ¥
(10.97 £)
     -11.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(5.56 £)
89.99 ¥
(10.00 £)
     +80.0 %
Childcare
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,607.36 ¥
(400.87 £)
11,158.32 ¥
(1,239.97 £)
     +209.3 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 145,010.01 ¥
(16,114.33 £)
131,413.18 ¥
(14,603.37 £)
     -9.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 377.78 ¥
(41.98 £)
577.30 ¥
(64.15 £)
     +52.8 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 237.89 ¥
(26.44 £)
281.88 ¥
(31.32 £)
     +18.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 550.25 ¥
(61.15 £)
666.16 ¥
(74.03 £)
     +21.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 601.56 ¥
(66.85 £)
678.80 ¥
(75.43 £)
     +12.8 %
Rent Per Month
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,605.94 ¥
(400.71 £)
9,610.94 ¥
(1,068.02 £)
     +166.5 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,963.78 ¥
(218.23 £)
7,920.38 ¥
(880.16 £)
     +303.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,123.96 ¥
(902.78 £)
15,911.02 ¥
(1,768.12 £)
     +95.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,066.44 ¥
(451.89 £)
12,149.87 ¥
(1,350.16 £)
     +198.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,723.04 ¥
(524.85 £)
4,285.52 ¥
(476.23 £)
     -9.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,519.12 ¥
(279.94 £)
3,224.54 ¥
(358.33 £)
     +28.0 %
Salaries And Financing
China Edit United Kingdom Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,659.91 ¥
(740.09 £)
21,079.23 ¥
(2,342.44 £)
     +216.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.66 5.90      +26.6 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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