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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 66.28% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 80.31% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 117.99% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 137.96% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 56.94% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 89.58% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3.02 $)
86.08 ¥
(13.00 $)
     +330.40 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 140.00 ¥
(21.14 $)
331.08 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +136.48 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4.53 $)
46.35 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +54.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥
(0.91 $)
26.49 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +341.44 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(2.27 $)
33.11 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +120.72 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.52 ¥
(4.00 $)
25.91 ¥
(3.91 $)
     -2.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.16 ¥
(0.48 $)
11.55 ¥
(1.74 $)
     +265.95 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.97 ¥
(0.30 $)
9.22 ¥
(1.39 $)
     +368.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 47.32 ¥
(7.15 $)
21.53 ¥
(3.25 $)
     -54.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.51 ¥
(1.29 $)
15.30 ¥
(2.31 $)
     +79.72 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.96 ¥
(0.45 $)
11.67 ¥
(1.76 $)
     +294.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.85 ¥
(1.64 $)
16.89 ¥
(2.55 $)
     +55.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45.58 ¥
(6.88 $)
32.24 ¥
(4.87 $)
     -29.27 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.33 ¥
(1.71 $)
25.70 ¥
(3.88 $)
     +126.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 32.23 ¥
(4.87 $)
34.62 ¥
(5.23 $)
     +7.42 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.20 ¥
(0.79 $)
12.77 ¥
(1.93 $)
     +145.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.16 ¥
(0.48 $)
4.55 ¥
(0.69 $)
     +44.12 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.99 ¥
(0.75 $)
11.66 ¥
(1.76 $)
     +133.68 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.51 ¥
(0.53 $)
11.82 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +237.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.91 ¥
(0.44 $)
7.51 ¥
(1.13 $)
     +158.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.29 ¥
(0.50 $)
7.48 ¥
(1.13 $)
     +127.62 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.81 ¥
(0.73 $)
10.08 ¥
(1.52 $)
     +109.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.76 ¥
(0.57 $)
11.73 ¥
(1.77 $)
     +212.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 ¥
(10.57 $)
79.46 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +13.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.18 ¥
(0.78 $)
13.60 ¥
(2.05 $)
     +162.55 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.37 ¥
(2.02 $)
17.97 ¥
(2.71 $)
     +34.41 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.02 $)
44.70 ¥
(6.75 $)
     +123.48 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.30 $)
14.57 ¥
(2.20 $)
     +628.37 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(18.12 $)
430.40 ¥
(65.00 $)
     +258.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.51 $)
19.86 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +98.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.56 $)
17.22 ¥
(2.60 $)
     +365.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 ¥
(4.83 $)
185.40 ¥
(28.00 $)
     +479.39 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.16 ¥
(3.65 $)
15.42 ¥
(2.33 $)
     -36.17 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(22,653.31 $)
145,561.53 ¥
(21,983.00 $)
     -2.96 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,132.56 ¥
(19,652.88 $)
133,659.53 ¥
(20,185.54 $)
     +2.71 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 334.53 ¥
(50.52 $)
979.40 ¥
(147.91 $)
     +192.77 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 ¥
(0.04 $)
0.66 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +161.45 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 95.97 ¥
(14.49 $)
364.14 ¥
(54.99 $)
     +279.44 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 257.52 ¥
(38.89 $)
241.93 ¥
(36.54 $)
     -6.05 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.97 ¥
(10.57 $)
101.54 ¥
(15.33 $)
     +45.12 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.55 $)
72.84 ¥
(11.00 $)
     +45.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 5,265.70 ¥
(795.24 $)
5,634.37 ¥
(850.91 $)
     +7.00 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 182,541.67 ¥
(27,567.82 $)
119,187.90 ¥
(18,000.00 $)
     -34.71 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 402.33 ¥
(60.76 $)
273.85 ¥
(41.36 $)
     -31.93 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 235.04 ¥
(35.50 $)
228.10 ¥
(34.45 $)
     -2.95 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 596.38 ¥
(90.07 $)
485.49 ¥
(73.32 $)
     -18.59 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 547.50 ¥
(82.68 $)
604.07 ¥
(91.23 $)
     +10.33 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,372.73 ¥
(509.36 $)
7,779.20 ¥
(1,174.83 $)
     +130.65 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,972.56 ¥
(297.90 $)
6,060.60 ¥
(915.28 $)
     +207.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,543.69 ¥
(1,139.26 $)
12,626.08 ¥
(1,906.82 $)
     +67.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,734.93 ¥
(564.06 $)
9,773.07 ¥
(1,475.95 $)
     +161.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,503.96 ¥
(680.20 $)
1,372.66 ¥
(207.30 $)
     -69.52 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,911.80 ¥
(288.72 $)
973.69 ¥
(147.05 $)
     -49.07 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,044.62 ¥
(912.87 $)
20,662.00 ¥
(3,120.42 $)
     +241.82 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.07 3.93      -22.44 %
Last update: September 2017September 2017
Contributors:120323440
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY