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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 67.01% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 80.72% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 116.09% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 127.10% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 59.11% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 73.01% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
84.20 ¥
(13.00 $)
     +321.02 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(23.16 $)
323.87 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +115.91 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4.63 $)
45.34 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +51.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥
(0.93 $)
25.91 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +331.82 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 16.00 ¥
(2.47 $)
32.39 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +102.42 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.49 ¥
(4.09 $)
25.60 ¥
(3.95 $)
     -3.34 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.25 ¥
(0.50 $)
11.41 ¥
(1.76 $)
     +251.07 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.03 ¥
(0.31 $)
9.17 ¥
(1.42 $)
     +352.22 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 47.29 ¥
(7.30 $)
20.61 ¥
(3.18 $)
     -56.42 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.79 ¥
(1.36 $)
15.04 ¥
(2.32 $)
     +71.09 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.95 ¥
(0.46 $)
11.50 ¥
(1.78 $)
     +289.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.93 ¥
(1.69 $)
15.40 ¥
(2.38 $)
     +40.90 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.43 ¥
(6.55 $)
31.41 ¥
(4.85 $)
     -25.97 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.09 ¥
(1.71 $)
25.24 ¥
(3.90 $)
     +127.61 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 30.89 ¥
(4.77 $)
33.61 ¥
(5.19 $)
     +8.79 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.01 ¥
(0.77 $)
12.72 ¥
(1.96 $)
     +154.05 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.01 ¥
(0.46 $)
4.35 ¥
(0.67 $)
     +44.58 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.95 ¥
(0.76 $)
11.49 ¥
(1.77 $)
     +132.04 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.43 ¥
(0.53 $)
11.61 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +238.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.67 ¥
(0.41 $)
7.16 ¥
(1.11 $)
     +168.19 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.12 ¥
(0.48 $)
7.26 ¥
(1.12 $)
     +132.97 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.28 ¥
(0.66 $)
9.82 ¥
(1.52 $)
     +129.64 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.79 ¥
(0.59 $)
11.45 ¥
(1.77 $)
     +202.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 ¥
(10.81 $)
77.73 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +11.04 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.05 ¥
(0.78 $)
14.90 ¥
(2.30 $)
     +194.97 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 12.85 ¥
(1.98 $)
21.11 ¥
(3.26 $)
     +64.27 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.09 $)
45.34 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +126.71 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.31 $)
14.57 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +628.70 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 112.17 ¥
(17.32 $)
446.93 ¥
(69.00 $)
     +298.43 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.54 $)
19.43 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +94.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.57 $)
16.84 ¥
(2.60 $)
     +354.98 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 ¥
(5.56 $)
178.45 ¥
(27.55 $)
     +395.69 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.38 ¥
(3.92 $)
16.60 ¥
(2.56 $)
     -34.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(21,613.94 $)
139,261.95 ¥
(21,500.00 $)
     -0.53 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 129,579.73 ¥
(20,005.21 $)
131,215.80 ¥
(20,257.79 $)
     +1.26 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 339.77 ¥
(52.46 $)
959.15 ¥
(148.08 $)
     +182.29 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.65 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +193.05 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 102.22 ¥
(15.78 $)
389.52 ¥
(60.14 $)
     +281.06 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 259.41 ¥
(40.05 $)
233.47 ¥
(36.04 $)
     -10.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 69.61 ¥
(10.75 $)
97.79 ¥
(15.10 $)
     +40.49 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(6.95 $)
77.73 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +72.73 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,641.09 ¥
(562.13 $)
5,517.76 ¥
(851.86 $)
     +51.54 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 151,272.73 ¥
(23,354.29 $)
115,817.40 ¥
(17,880.51 $)
     -23.44 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 407.41 ¥
(62.90 $)
270.72 ¥
(41.79 $)
     -33.55 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 243.72 ¥
(37.63 $)
223.02 ¥
(34.43 $)
     -8.49 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 587.68 ¥
(90.73 $)
477.84 ¥
(73.77 $)
     -18.69 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 599.03 ¥
(92.48 $)
601.08 ¥
(92.80 $)
     +0.34 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,415.59 ¥
(527.32 $)
7,913.37 ¥
(1,221.71 $)
     +131.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,046.98 ¥
(316.02 $)
6,256.99 ¥
(965.99 $)
     +205.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,430.44 ¥
(1,147.15 $)
12,671.52 ¥
(1,956.30 $)
     +70.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,102.33 ¥
(633.34 $)
9,883.85 ¥
(1,525.92 $)
     +140.93 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,254.71 ¥
(656.87 $)
1,398.74 ¥
(215.94 $)
     -67.12 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,133.75 ¥
(329.42 $)
1,023.51 ¥
(158.02 $)
     -52.03 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,181.67 ¥
(954.36 $)
19,328.44 ¥
(2,984.03 $)
     +212.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 4.25      -15.41 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:126623760
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY