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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 67.51% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 80.46% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 114.41% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 143.02% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 58.06% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 95.50% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥
(3.04 $)
85.65 ¥
(13.00 $)
     +328.26 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 ¥
(19.73 $)
329.43 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +153.41 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4.55 $)
46.12 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +53.73 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥
(0.91 $)
26.35 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +339.24 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥
(2.28 $)
32.94 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +119.62 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.34 ¥
(4.00 $)
25.77 ¥
(3.91 $)
     -2.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.15 ¥
(0.48 $)
11.53 ¥
(1.75 $)
     +266.14 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.98 ¥
(0.30 $)
9.21 ¥
(1.40 $)
     +364.53 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 46.28 ¥
(7.02 $)
21.31 ¥
(3.23 $)
     -53.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.46 ¥
(1.28 $)
15.26 ¥
(2.32 $)
     +80.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.96 ¥
(0.45 $)
11.66 ¥
(1.77 $)
     +294.27 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 11.01 ¥
(1.67 $)
16.56 ¥
(2.51 $)
     +50.47 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 44.90 ¥
(6.82 $)
32.22 ¥
(4.89 $)
     -28.25 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.22 ¥
(1.70 $)
25.50 ¥
(3.87 $)
     +127.21 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.54 ¥
(4.79 $)
34.47 ¥
(5.23 $)
     +9.30 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.12 ¥
(0.78 $)
12.78 ¥
(1.94 $)
     +149.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.10 ¥
(0.47 $)
4.48 ¥
(0.68 $)
     +44.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.11 ¥
(0.78 $)
11.72 ¥
(1.78 $)
     +129.29 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.53 ¥
(0.54 $)
11.78 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +233.85 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.88 ¥
(0.44 $)
7.46 ¥
(1.13 $)
     +159.32 %
Onion (1 lb) 3.29 ¥
(0.50 $)
7.45 ¥
(1.13 $)
     +126.31 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.76 ¥
(0.72 $)
10.01 ¥
(1.52 $)
     +110.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.72 ¥
(0.56 $)
11.74 ¥
(1.78 $)
     +216.01 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 ¥
(10.62 $)
79.06 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +12.95 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.20 ¥
(0.79 $)
13.70 ¥
(2.08 $)
     +163.37 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 13.36 ¥
(2.03 $)
18.21 ¥
(2.76 $)
     +36.34 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(3.04 $)
44.60 ¥
(6.77 $)
     +123.02 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.30 $)
14.82 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +641.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(18.21 $)
428.26 ¥
(65.00 $)
     +256.88 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.52 $)
19.77 ¥
(3.00 $)
     +97.66 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.70 ¥
(0.56 $)
17.79 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +380.60 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.00 ¥
(4.86 $)
179.54 ¥
(27.25 $)
     +461.06 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 24.34 ¥
(3.69 $)
15.48 ¥
(2.35 $)
     -36.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥
(22,766.60 $)
144,290.34 ¥
(21,900.00 $)
     -3.81 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 132,497.92 ¥
(20,110.18 $)
132,966.86 ¥
(20,181.35 $)
     +0.35 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 335.23 ¥
(50.88 $)
975.06 ¥
(147.99 $)
     +190.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.25 ¥
(0.04 $)
0.66 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +163.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 95.46 ¥
(14.49 $)
368.95 ¥
(56.00 $)
     +286.51 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 255.09 ¥
(38.72 $)
239.39 ¥
(36.33 $)
     -6.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 68.80 ¥
(10.44 $)
101.58 ¥
(15.42 $)
     +47.64 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.59 $)
72.47 ¥
(11.00 $)
     +44.95 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,957.21 ¥
(752.39 $)
5,551.52 ¥
(842.59 $)
     +11.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 177,882.35 ¥
(26,998.51 $)
118,594.80 ¥
(18,000.00 $)
     -33.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 395.50 ¥
(60.03 $)
273.42 ¥
(41.50 $)
     -30.87 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 235.29 ¥
(35.71 $)
226.40 ¥
(34.36 $)
     -3.78 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 588.43 ¥
(89.31 $)
483.18 ¥
(73.34 $)
     -17.89 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 534.63 ¥
(81.14 $)
603.13 ¥
(91.54 $)
     +12.81 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,448.68 ¥
(523.43 $)
7,755.99 ¥
(1,177.18 $)
     +124.90 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,980.57 ¥
(300.61 $)
6,042.25 ¥
(917.08 $)
     +205.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,649.56 ¥
(1,161.03 $)
12,586.84 ¥
(1,910.40 $)
     +64.54 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,785.08 ¥
(574.49 $)
9,737.52 ¥
(1,477.93 $)
     +157.26 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,361.04 ¥
(661.91 $)
1,364.20 ¥
(207.05 $)
     -68.72 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,893.56 ¥
(287.40 $)
970.04 ¥
(147.23 $)
     -48.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,997.05 ¥
(910.22 $)
21,157.81 ¥
(3,211.28 $)
     +252.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, Fixed-Rate 5.06 3.93      -22.27 %
Last update: November 2017November 2017
Contributors:120923664
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY