Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 70.12% higher than in China (without rent)
Rent Prices in United States are 150.96% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 140.83% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 56.33% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 82.83% higher than in China
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Restaurants
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 22.00 ¥
(3.35 $)
98.62 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +348.25 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 160.00 ¥
(24.34 $)
362.06 ¥
(55.07 $)
     +126.29 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.32 $)
52.60 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +50.27 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥
(1.06 $)
32.87 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +369.60 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥
(3.04 $)
39.45 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +97.23 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.85 ¥
(4.08 $)
27.98 ¥
(4.26 $)
     +4.22 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.39 ¥
(0.52 $)
12.43 ¥
(1.89 $)
     +266.29 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 ¥
(0.33 $)
10.11 ¥
(1.54 $)
     +369.12 %
Markets
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.23 ¥
(7.79 $)
21.18 ¥
(3.22 $)
     -58.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.17 ¥
(1.55 $)
16.21 ¥
(2.47 $)
     +59.36 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 ¥
(0.47 $)
11.96 ¥
(1.82 $)
     +285.93 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.60 ¥
(1.92 $)
15.34 ¥
(2.33 $)
     +21.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.98 ¥
(6.23 $)
32.99 ¥
(5.02 $)
     -19.50 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.43 ¥
(1.89 $)
27.07 ¥
(4.12 $)
     +117.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 35.71 ¥
(5.43 $)
37.13 ¥
(5.65 $)
     +3.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.96 ¥
(0.91 $)
13.64 ¥
(2.08 $)
     +128.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.95 ¥
(0.60 $)
4.66 ¥
(0.71 $)
     +17.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.61 ¥
(0.85 $)
12.03 ¥
(1.83 $)
     +114.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.79 ¥
(0.58 $)
12.78 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +236.91 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.67 ¥
(0.41 $)
7.91 ¥
(1.20 $)
     +196.76 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.81 ¥
(0.43 $)
7.89 ¥
(1.20 $)
     +180.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.29 ¥
(0.65 $)
10.70 ¥
(1.63 $)
     +149.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.33 ¥
(0.66 $)
11.91 ¥
(1.81 $)
     +175.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(12.17 $)
78.89 ¥
(12.00 $)
     -1.38 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.46 ¥
(0.83 $)
15.93 ¥
(2.42 $)
     +191.69 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.22 ¥
(2.01 $)
19.46 ¥
(2.96 $)
     +47.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.04 $)
52.60 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +162.98 %
Transportation
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.30 $)
14.79 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +639.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 ¥
(22.82 $)
460.21 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +206.81 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.52 $)
21.37 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +113.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 ¥
(0.59 $)
17.75 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +359.58 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 ¥
(5.48 $)
197.23 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +447.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.95 ¥
(4.10 $)
17.00 ¥
(2.59 $)
     -36.94 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(21,294.72 $)
151,211.20 ¥
(23,000.00 $)
     +8.01 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,609.62 ¥
(19,866.39 $)
141,033.12 ¥
(21,451.86 $)
     +7.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 368.11 ¥
(55.99 $)
1,066.37 ¥
(162.20 $)
     +189.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.90 ¥
(0.14 $)
     +398.27 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 97.23 ¥
(14.79 $)
429.21 ¥
(65.28 $)
     +341.43 %
Sports And Leisure
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 244.86 ¥
(37.24 $)
245.62 ¥
(37.36 $)
     +0.31 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 82.12 ¥
(12.49 $)
104.25 ¥
(15.86 $)
     +26.94 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(6.84 $)
78.89 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +75.32 %
Childcare
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,258.85 ¥
(495.69 $)
6,194.21 ¥
(942.17 $)
     +90.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 121,045.07 ¥
(18,411.58 $)
106,509.90 ¥
(16,200.70 $)
     -12.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 428.03 ¥
(65.11 $)
289.52 ¥
(44.04 $)
     -32.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 244.17 ¥
(37.14 $)
233.71 ¥
(35.55 $)
     -4.29 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 586.27 ¥
(89.17 $)
499.06 ¥
(75.91 $)
     -14.87 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 623.01 ¥
(94.76 $)
632.23 ¥
(96.17 $)
     +1.48 %
Rent Per Month
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,374.78 ¥
(513.32 $)
8,876.65 ¥
(1,350.18 $)
     +163.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,929.22 ¥
(293.44 $)
7,118.35 ¥
(1,082.74 $)
     +268.98 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,137.17 ¥
(1,085.60 $)
14,222.53 ¥
(2,163.32 $)
     +99.27 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,101.26 ¥
(623.82 $)
11,297.35 ¥
(1,718.38 $)
     +175.46 %
Buy Apartment Price
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,663.13 ¥
(709.29 $)
1,921.46 ¥
(292.26 $)
     -58.79 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,443.51 ¥
(371.67 $)
1,275.62 ¥
(194.03 $)
     -47.80 %
Salaries And Financing
China[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,693.81 ¥
(1,018.16 $)
23,402.45 ¥
(3,559.63 $)
     +249.61 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.13 4.18      -18.69 %
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