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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 70.85% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 84.61% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 121.00% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 147.57% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 60.18% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 78.50% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(2.91 $)
89.41 ¥
(12.99 $)
     +347.05 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 140.00 ¥
(20.34 $)
344.15 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +145.82 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4.36 $)
48.18 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +60.60 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 ¥
(0.73 $)
27.53 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +450.64 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(2.18 $)
34.41 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +129.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.57 ¥
(3.86 $)
26.61 ¥
(3.87 $)
     +0.17 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.14 ¥
(0.46 $)
11.84 ¥
(1.72 $)
     +276.63 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 ¥
(0.28 $)
9.43 ¥
(1.37 $)
     +384.60 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.83 ¥
(7.09 $)
22.90 ¥
(3.33 $)
     -53.10 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.58 ¥
(1.25 $)
15.90 ¥
(2.31 $)
     +85.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.93 ¥
(0.43 $)
11.73 ¥
(1.70 $)
     +300.32 %
Eggs (12) 10.66 ¥
(1.55 $)
18.07 ¥
(2.63 $)
     +69.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 46.46 ¥
(6.75 $)
33.57 ¥
(4.88 $)
     -27.75 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.33 ¥
(1.65 $)
26.75 ¥
(3.89 $)
     +136.02 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 34.05 ¥
(4.95 $)
36.13 ¥
(5.25 $)
     +6.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.28 ¥
(0.77 $)
13.19 ¥
(1.92 $)
     +149.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.22 ¥
(0.47 $)
4.81 ¥
(0.70 $)
     +49.36 %
Oranges (1 lb) 4.82 ¥
(0.70 $)
12.04 ¥
(1.75 $)
     +150.01 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.47 ¥
(0.50 $)
12.32 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +254.52 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.80 ¥
(0.41 $)
7.86 ¥
(1.14 $)
     +180.97 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.30 ¥
(0.48 $)
7.77 ¥
(1.13 $)
     +135.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.98 ¥
(0.72 $)
10.50 ¥
(1.53 $)
     +110.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.68 ¥
(0.53 $)
12.15 ¥
(1.76 $)
     +230.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 77.50 ¥
(11.26 $)
82.60 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +6.58 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.08 ¥
(0.74 $)
13.37 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +163.17 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.88 ¥
(2.02 $)
17.38 ¥
(2.53 $)
     +25.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 18.00 ¥
(2.62 $)
44.74 ¥
(6.50 $)
     +148.55 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.29 $)
15.49 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +674.34 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(17.43 $)
481.81 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +301.51 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.45 $)
20.65 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +106.49 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.54 $)
17.55 ¥
(2.55 $)
     +374.18 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 ¥
(4.36 $)
192.72 ¥
(28.00 $)
     +542.41 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.21 ¥
(3.52 $)
15.73 ¥
(2.29 $)
     -35.02 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(21,792.82 $)
147,984.50 ¥
(21,500.00 $)
     -1.34 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,183.33 ¥
(19,204.32 $)
138,497.82 ¥
(20,121.72 $)
     +4.78 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 341.37 ¥
(49.60 $)
1,024.50 ¥
(148.85 $)
     +200.11 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.26 ¥
(0.04 $)
0.69 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +160.15 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 101.08 ¥
(14.69 $)
360.83 ¥
(52.42 $)
     +256.98 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 262.99 ¥
(38.21 $)
254.44 ¥
(36.97 $)
     -3.25 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 72.52 ¥
(10.54 $)
111.37 ¥
(16.18 $)
     +53.58 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.26 $)
75.71 ¥
(11.00 $)
     +51.43 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 6,833.33 ¥
(992.78 $)
5,731.52 ¥
(832.71 $)
     -16.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 208,076.92 ¥
(30,230.56 $)
123,894.00 ¥
(18,000.00 $)
     -40.46 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 412.49 ¥
(59.93 $)
285.68 ¥
(41.51 $)
     -30.74 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.96 ¥
(35.15 $)
240.68 ¥
(34.97 $)
     -0.53 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 613.31 ¥
(89.10 $)
506.63 ¥
(73.61 $)
     -17.39 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 561.79 ¥
(81.62 $)
631.00 ¥
(91.68 $)
     +12.32 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,438.66 ¥
(499.59 $)
8,084.46 ¥
(1,174.56 $)
     +135.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,088.08 ¥
(303.37 $)
6,215.24 ¥
(902.98 $)
     +197.65 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,773.20 ¥
(1,129.33 $)
13,292.19 ¥
(1,931.16 $)
     +71.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,780.22 ¥
(549.21 $)
10,154.57 ¥
(1,475.31 $)
     +168.62 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,802.76 ¥
(552.49 $)
1,411.54 ¥
(205.08 $)
     -62.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,672.68 ¥
(243.02 $)
994.27 ¥
(144.45 $)
     -40.56 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,102.87 ¥
(886.66 $)
20,109.84 ¥
(2,921.67 $)
     +229.51 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.31 3.93      -26.02 %
Last update: March, 2017March, 2017
Contributors:111621085
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY