Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and China Reverse

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Consumer Prices in China are 41.10% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in China are 47.65% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in China are 60.26% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in China are 61.15% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in China are 34.86% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in China is 44.46% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit China Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(96.80 ¥)
3.10 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -79.34 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(387.19 ¥)
23.24 $
(150.00 ¥)
     -61.26 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(51.62 ¥)
5.42 $
(35.00 ¥)
     -32.20 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(32.27 ¥)
1.08 $
(7.00 ¥)
     -78.31 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(38.72 ¥)
2.79 $
(18.00 ¥)
     -53.51 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(27.72 ¥)
4.01 $
(25.85 ¥)
     -6.76 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(12.31 ¥)
0.51 $
(3.27 ¥)
     -73.40 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(9.95 ¥)
0.33 $
(2.10 ¥)
     -78.84 %
Markets
United States Edit China Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.24 $
(20.90 ¥)
7.77 $
(50.14 ¥)
     +139.89 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(16.01 ¥)
1.57 $
(10.11 ¥)
     -36.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(11.64 ¥)
0.48 $
(3.07 ¥)
     -73.63 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(14.86 ¥)
1.95 $
(12.60 ¥)
     -15.20 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.03 $
(32.47 ¥)
6.38 $
(41.17 ¥)
     +26.79 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.17 $
(26.92 ¥)
1.94 $
(12.52 ¥)
     -53.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.73 $
(36.95 ¥)
5.68 $
(36.68 ¥)
     -0.73 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(13.25 ¥)
0.89 $
(5.72 ¥)
     -56.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(4.56 ¥)
0.62 $
(4.00 ¥)
     -12.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(11.61 ¥)
0.83 $
(5.39 ¥)
     -53.59 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(12.50 ¥)
0.57 $
(3.70 ¥)
     -70.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(7.56 ¥)
0.40 $
(2.57 ¥)
     -65.94 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(7.59 ¥)
0.44 $
(2.81 ¥)
     -62.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(10.58 ¥)
0.66 $
(4.25 ¥)
     -59.84 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(11.64 ¥)
0.68 $
(4.36 ¥)
     -62.57 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(77.44 ¥)
12.16 $
(78.50 ¥)
     +1.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(15.82 ¥)
0.84 $
(5.45 ¥)
     -65.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.83 $
(18.26 ¥)
2.07 $
(13.39 ¥)
     -26.67 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(51.62 ¥)
3.10 $
(20.00 ¥)
     -61.26 %
Transportation
United States Edit China Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(14.52 ¥)
0.31 $
(2.00 ¥)
     -86.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(419.45 ¥)
18.60 $
(120.00 ¥)
     -71.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(20.97 ¥)
1.55 $
(10.00 ¥)
     -52.32 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(16.80 ¥)
0.61 $
(3.94 ¥)
     -76.53 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(193.59 ¥)
5.81 $
(37.50 ¥)
     -80.63 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(16.87 ¥)
4.12 $
(26.57 ¥)
     +57.48 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(148,421.30 ¥)
21,695.00 $
(140,000.00 ¥)
     -5.67 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,640.89 $
(139,650.82 ¥)
20,413.88 $
(131,732.79 ¥)
     -5.67 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit China Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.82 $
(1,063.58 ¥)
57.65 $
(372.05 ¥)
     -65.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(0.90 ¥)
0.03 $
(0.18 ¥)
     -79.74 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.81 $
(424.65 ¥)
14.58 $
(94.11 ¥)
     -77.84 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit China Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(239.21 ¥)
38.61 $
(249.18 ¥)
     +4.17 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.76 $
(101.68 ¥)
12.56 $
(81.04 ¥)
     -20.30 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(77.44 ¥)
6.97 $
(45.00 ¥)
     -41.89 %
Childcare
United States Edit China Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 935.77 $
(6,038.62 ¥)
508.00 $
(3,278.21 ¥)
     -45.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,558.20 $
(100,398.65 ¥)
18,644.21 $
(120,312.97 ¥)
     +19.84 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit China Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.92 $
(283.42 ¥)
65.62 $
(423.48 ¥)
     +49.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.52 $
(229.21 ¥)
37.35 $
(241.00 ¥)
     +5.15 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.05 $
(490.76 ¥)
90.96 $
(586.95 ¥)
     +19.60 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.24 $
(621.04 ¥)
94.54 $
(610.09 ¥)
     -1.76 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit China Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,339.79 $
(8,645.82 ¥)
498.83 $
(3,219.01 ¥)
     -62.77 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,083.74 $
(6,993.46 ¥)
299.30 $
(1,931.42 ¥)
     -72.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,156.00 $
(13,912.91 ¥)
1,099.55 $
(7,095.49 ¥)
     -49.00 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,741.81 $
(11,240.08 ¥)
614.19 $
(3,963.45 ¥)
     -64.74 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit China Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 333.16 $
(2,149.94 ¥)
733.40 $
(4,732.67 ¥)
     +120.13 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.19 $
(1,285.37 ¥)
367.62 $
(2,372.29 ¥)
     +84.56 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit China Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,559.82 $
(22,971.85 ¥)
1,034.95 $
(6,678.65 ¥)
     -70.93 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.03 5.12      +27.00 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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