Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 78.28% higher than in China (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 91.72% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 119.10% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 137.74% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 69.51% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 73.55% higher than in China
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Restaurants
China Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 ¥
(3.71 $)
101.14 ¥
(15.00 $)
     +304.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥
(29.66 $)
438.29 ¥
(65.00 $)
     +119.14 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥
(5.19 $)
53.94 ¥
(8.00 $)
     +54.12 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥
(1.19 $)
33.71 ¥
(5.00 $)
     +321.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥
(2.97 $)
40.46 ¥
(6.00 $)
     +102.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.00 ¥
(3.86 $)
30.44 ¥
(4.51 $)
     +17.08 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.30 ¥
(0.49 $)
13.83 ¥
(2.05 $)
     +318.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.14 ¥
(0.32 $)
10.94 ¥
(1.62 $)
     +410.50 %
Markets
China Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 53.33 ¥
(7.91 $)
23.46 ¥
(3.48 $)
     -56.01 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.80 ¥
(1.60 $)
17.87 ¥
(2.65 $)
     +65.41 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 ¥
(0.46 $)
12.40 ¥
(1.84 $)
     +299.56 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.29 ¥
(1.97 $)
21.04 ¥
(3.12 $)
     +58.27 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 39.98 ¥
(5.93 $)
34.91 ¥
(5.18 $)
     -12.68 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 12.48 ¥
(1.85 $)
35.30 ¥
(5.24 $)
     +182.96 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.66 ¥
(5.73 $)
45.15 ¥
(6.70 $)
     +16.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.74 ¥
(0.85 $)
14.45 ¥
(2.14 $)
     +151.68 %
Banana (1 lb) 4.55 ¥
(0.67 $)
4.87 ¥
(0.72 $)
     +7.16 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.17 ¥
(0.77 $)
12.52 ¥
(1.86 $)
     +142.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.88 ¥
(0.58 $)
13.49 ¥
(2.00 $)
     +247.53 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.48 ¥
(0.37 $)
8.13 ¥
(1.21 $)
     +228.27 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.90 ¥
(0.43 $)
8.16 ¥
(1.21 $)
     +181.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.44 ¥
(0.66 $)
11.75 ¥
(1.74 $)
     +164.45 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.24 ¥
(0.63 $)
12.60 ¥
(1.87 $)
     +197.27 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 80.00 ¥
(11.86 $)
83.61 ¥
(12.40 $)
     +4.51 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.64 ¥
(0.84 $)
19.93 ¥
(2.96 $)
     +253.25 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.31 ¥
(1.97 $)
20.49 ¥
(3.04 $)
     +53.96 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥
(3.71 $)
57.92 ¥
(8.59 $)
     +131.69 %
Transportation
China Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 ¥
(0.44 $)
16.86 ¥
(2.50 $)
     +461.91 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 150.00 ¥
(22.25 $)
472.00 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +214.67 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 13.00 ¥
(1.93 $)
21.91 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +68.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 ¥
(0.60 $)
17.53 ¥
(2.60 $)
     +335.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 44.00 ¥
(6.53 $)
202.29 ¥
(30.00 $)
     +359.74 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 31.52 ¥
(4.67 $)
32.49 ¥
(4.82 $)
     +3.09 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 148,000.00 ¥
(21,949.01 $)
161,829.60 ¥
(24,000.00 $)
     +9.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 136,045.21 ¥
(20,176.07 $)
152,598.57 ¥
(22,631.00 $)
     +12.17 %
Utilities (Monthly)
China Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 364.47 ¥
(54.05 $)
1,169.14 ¥
(173.39 $)
     +220.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.99 ¥
(0.15 $)
     +451.63 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 93.40 ¥
(13.85 $)
459.47 ¥
(68.14 $)
     +391.93 %
Sports And Leisure
China Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 287.36 ¥
(42.62 $)
253.22 ¥
(37.55 $)
     -11.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 103.35 ¥
(15.33 $)
115.11 ¥
(17.07 $)
     +11.37 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 45.00 ¥
(6.67 $)
80.91 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +79.81 %
Childcare
China Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,989.74 ¥
(591.69 $)
7,055.97 ¥
(1,046.43 $)
     +76.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 148,403.69 ¥
(22,008.88 $)
108,473.54 ¥
(16,087.08 $)
     -26.91 %
Clothing And Shoes
China Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 404.83 ¥
(60.04 $)
303.73 ¥
(45.04 $)
     -24.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 232.34 ¥
(34.46 $)
240.82 ¥
(35.71 $)
     +3.65 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 563.10 ¥
(83.51 $)
527.62 ¥
(78.25 $)
     -6.30 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 583.47 ¥
(86.53 $)
672.63 ¥
(99.75 $)
     +15.28 %
Rent Per Month
China Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,924.95 ¥
(730.39 $)
11,235.25 ¥
(1,666.23 $)
     +128.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,819.79 ¥
(418.19 $)
8,424.50 ¥
(1,249.39 $)
     +198.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 10,760.48 ¥
(1,595.82 $)
18,750.35 ¥
(2,780.75 $)
     +74.25 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 5,755.28 ¥
(853.53 $)
14,745.55 ¥
(2,186.83 $)
     +156.21 %
Buy Apartment Price
China Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 6,714.11 ¥
(995.73 $)
2,826.43 ¥
(419.17 $)
     -57.90 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,682.59 ¥
(546.14 $)
1,506.97 ¥
(223.49 $)
     -59.08 %
Salaries And Financing
China Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,541.50 ¥
(1,118.44 $)
25,092.28 ¥
(3,721.29 $)
     +232.72 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.19 5.36      +3.29 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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