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Cost of Living Comparison Between China and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 72.14% higher than in China
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 85.13% higher than in China
Rent Prices in United States are 116.69% higher than in China
Restaurant Prices in United States are 132.75% higher than in China
Groceries Prices in United States are 64.02% higher than in China
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 79.50% higher than in China
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 23.97 ¥
(3.57 $)
93.87 ¥
(14.00 $)
     +291.68 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥
(22.37 $)
335.24 ¥
(50.00 $)
     +123.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 30.00 ¥
(4.47 $)
46.93 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +56.45 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥
(0.89 $)
26.82 ¥
(4.00 $)
     +346.99 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.50 ¥
(2.46 $)
36.88 ¥
(5.50 $)
     +123.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 26.87 ¥
(4.01 $)
26.90 ¥
(4.01 $)
     +0.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.31 ¥
(0.49 $)
11.97 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +261.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 ¥
(0.31 $)
9.61 ¥
(1.43 $)
     +367.82 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 48.15 ¥
(7.18 $)
20.87 ¥
(3.11 $)
     -56.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.78 ¥
(1.46 $)
15.71 ¥
(2.34 $)
     +60.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.12 ¥
(0.47 $)
11.85 ¥
(1.77 $)
     +279.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 12.06 ¥
(1.80 $)
15.34 ¥
(2.29 $)
     +27.25 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.31 ¥
(5.71 $)
32.24 ¥
(4.81 $)
     -15.84 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 11.39 ¥
(1.70 $)
25.76 ¥
(3.84 $)
     +126.14 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 30.14 ¥
(4.49 $)
34.78 ¥
(5.19 $)
     +15.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 5.24 ¥
(0.78 $)
13.20 ¥
(1.97 $)
     +151.94 %
Banana (1 lb) 3.32 ¥
(0.50 $)
4.56 ¥
(0.68 $)
     +37.19 %
Oranges (1 lb) 5.15 ¥
(0.77 $)
11.97 ¥
(1.79 $)
     +132.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.58 ¥
(0.53 $)
12.18 ¥
(1.82 $)
     +240.10 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.68 ¥
(0.40 $)
7.54 ¥
(1.12 $)
     +181.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 2.94 ¥
(0.44 $)
7.53 ¥
(1.12 $)
     +156.14 %
Lettuce (1 head) 4.47 ¥
(0.67 $)
10.21 ¥
(1.52 $)
     +128.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.91 ¥
(0.58 $)
11.79 ¥
(1.76 $)
     +201.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 70.00 ¥
(10.44 $)
80.46 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +14.94 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.15 ¥
(0.77 $)
13.49 ¥
(2.01 $)
     +162.04 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.11 ¥
(1.96 $)
19.42 ¥
(2.90 $)
     +48.07 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥
(2.98 $)
46.93 ¥
(7.00 $)
     +134.67 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥
(0.30 $)
15.09 ¥
(2.25 $)
     +654.30 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 ¥
(17.90 $)
469.34 ¥
(70.00 $)
     +291.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥
(1.49 $)
21.79 ¥
(3.25 $)
     +117.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.86 ¥
(0.58 $)
18.10 ¥
(2.70 $)
     +368.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 ¥
(5.37 $)
181.03 ¥
(27.00 $)
     +402.87 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.77 ¥
(3.99 $)
18.17 ¥
(2.71 $)
     -32.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥
(20,880.28 $)
146,468.37 ¥
(21,845.00 $)
     +4.62 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 129,979.23 ¥
(19,385.73 $)
137,385.33 ¥
(20,490.31 $)
     +5.70 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 369.29 ¥
(55.08 $)
1,015.04 ¥
(151.39 $)
     +174.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 ¥
(0.03 $)
0.67 ¥
(0.10 $)
     +236.12 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 100.93 ¥
(15.05 $)
417.34 ¥
(62.24 $)
     +313.48 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 248.18 ¥
(37.02 $)
241.56 ¥
(36.03 $)
     -2.67 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 75.56 ¥
(11.27 $)
102.16 ¥
(15.24 $)
     +35.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥
(7.46 $)
80.46 ¥
(12.00 $)
     +60.92 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,246.74 ¥
(484.23 $)
5,872.87 ¥
(875.91 $)
     +80.89 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 119,677.71 ¥
(17,849.31 $)
115,550.91 ¥
(17,233.82 $)
     -3.45 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 431.72 ¥
(64.39 $)
288.29 ¥
(43.00 $)
     -33.22 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 248.15 ¥
(37.01 $)
232.89 ¥
(34.73 $)
     -6.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 591.24 ¥
(88.18 $)
495.82 ¥
(73.95 $)
     -16.14 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 591.98 ¥
(88.29 $)
633.65 ¥
(94.51 $)
     +7.04 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,662.35 ¥
(546.22 $)
8,478.82 ¥
(1,264.57 $)
     +131.51 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,105.10 ¥
(313.96 $)
6,652.96 ¥
(992.25 $)
     +216.04 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,185.26 ¥
(1,220.79 $)
13,808.00 ¥
(2,059.39 $)
     +68.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,368.29 ¥
(651.51 $)
10,759.40 ¥
(1,604.71 $)
     +146.31 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,659.44 ¥
(694.93 $)
1,584.14 ¥
(236.27 $)
     -66.00 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,364.56 ¥
(352.66 $)
1,142.36 ¥
(170.38 $)
     -51.69 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,162.40 ¥
(919.09 $)
20,478.75 ¥
(3,054.30 $)
     +232.32 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.05 4.35      -13.95 %
Last update: March 2019March 2019
Contributors:151424933
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: CNY