Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 71.57% higher than in China (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 93.46% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 156.20% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 158.53% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 55.68% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 76.00% higher than in China
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Restaurants
China Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
97.22 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +386.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(23.14 $)
388.88 ¥
(60.00 $)
     +159.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.40 $)
51.85 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +48.15 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥
(1.08 $)
32.41 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +362.96 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 18.00 ¥
(2.78 $)
38.89 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +116.05 %
Cappuccino (regular) 25.84 ¥
(3.99 $)
27.88 ¥
(4.30 $)
     +7.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 ¥
(0.51 $)
12.37 ¥
(1.91 $)
     +276.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.11 ¥
(0.33 $)
10.00 ¥
(1.54 $)
     +373.48 %
Markets
China Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.88 ¥
(7.70 $)
21.05 ¥
(3.25 $)
     -57.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.06 ¥
(1.55 $)
16.09 ¥
(2.48 $)
     +59.87 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.02 ¥
(0.47 $)
11.70 ¥
(1.80 $)
     +287.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.45 ¥
(1.92 $)
14.91 ¥
(2.30 $)
     +19.73 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.48 ¥
(6.25 $)
32.54 ¥
(5.02 $)
     -19.62 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.49 ¥
(1.93 $)
27.08 ¥
(4.18 $)
     +116.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 36.92 ¥
(5.70 $)
37.29 ¥
(5.75 $)
     +0.98 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.59 ¥
(0.86 $)
13.31 ¥
(2.05 $)
     +137.96 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.95 ¥
(0.61 $)
4.58 ¥
(0.71 $)
     +16.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.28 ¥
(0.81 $)
11.68 ¥
(1.80 $)
     +121.06 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.68 ¥
(0.57 $)
12.59 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +241.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.56 ¥
(0.39 $)
7.59 ¥
(1.17 $)
     +196.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.79 ¥
(0.43 $)
7.64 ¥
(1.18 $)
     +173.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.22 ¥
(0.65 $)
10.64 ¥
(1.64 $)
     +152.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.31 ¥
(0.66 $)
11.67 ¥
(1.80 $)
     +170.84 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 76.00 ¥
(11.73 $)
77.78 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +2.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.48 ¥
(0.85 $)
16.05 ¥
(2.48 $)
     +192.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.32 ¥
(2.06 $)
18.45 ¥
(2.85 $)
     +38.46 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
51.85 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +159.26 %
Transportation
China Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.31 $)
14.26 ¥
(2.20 $)
     +612.95 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(18.51 $)
421.29 ¥
(65.00 $)
     +251.08 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.54 $)
21.06 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +110.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(0.62 $)
17.01 ¥
(2.63 $)
     +322.87 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.50 ¥
(5.79 $)
194.44 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +418.51 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.54 ¥
(4.09 $)
16.90 ¥
(2.61 $)
     -36.30 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(21,600.27 $)
149,072.20 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +6.48 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,324.89 ¥
(20,416.10 $)
140,392.43 ¥
(21,660.82 $)
     +6.10 %
Utilities (Monthly)
China Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 372.94 ¥
(57.54 $)
1,071.08 ¥
(165.25 $)
     +187.20 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.90 ¥
(0.14 $)
     +391.30 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.82 ¥
(14.48 $)
427.28 ¥
(65.92 $)
     +355.42 %
Sports And Leisure
China Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 246.83 ¥
(38.08 $)
240.15 ¥
(37.05 $)
     -2.71 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 80.75 ¥
(12.46 $)
102.00 ¥
(15.74 $)
     +26.32 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(6.94 $)
77.78 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +72.84 %
Childcare
China Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,248.26 ¥
(501.17 $)
6,085.86 ¥
(938.97 $)
     +87.36 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 120,999.92 ¥
(18,668.79 $)
100,918.41 ¥
(15,570.46 $)
     -16.60 %
Clothing And Shoes
China Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 411.58 ¥
(63.50 $)
284.44 ¥
(43.89 $)
     -30.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 237.26 ¥
(36.61 $)
230.32 ¥
(35.53 $)
     -2.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 584.17 ¥
(90.13 $)
493.63 ¥
(76.16 $)
     -15.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 603.46 ¥
(93.11 $)
624.87 ¥
(96.41 $)
     +3.55 %
Rent Per Month
China Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,123.02 ¥
(481.84 $)
8,647.36 ¥
(1,334.18 $)
     +176.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,897.31 ¥
(292.73 $)
7,010.91 ¥
(1,081.70 $)
     +269.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,055.60 ¥
(1,088.59 $)
14,062.03 ¥
(2,169.60 $)
     +99.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,964.27 ¥
(611.64 $)
11,375.47 ¥
(1,755.09 $)
     +186.95 %
Buy Apartment Price
China Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,663.74 ¥
(719.56 $)
2,159.20 ¥
(333.14 $)
     -53.70 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,376.29 ¥
(366.63 $)
1,293.47 ¥
(199.57 $)
     -45.57 %
Salaries And Financing
China Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,768.05 ¥
(1,044.23 $)
23,044.66 ¥
(3,555.51 $)
     +240.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.13 4.01      -21.70 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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