Cost of Living in Chongqing

Summary of cost of living in Chongqing, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 ¥ 16.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 120.00 ¥ 100.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 ¥ 35.00-45.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 ¥ 5.00-13.77
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 16.00 ¥ 10.00-20.66
Cappuccino (regular) 21.67 ¥ 10.00-30.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 ¥ 2.50-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 ¥ 2.00-2.75
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.37 ¥ 37.85-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 7.70 ¥ 5.44-10.89
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 13.80 ¥ 8.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 42.47 ¥ 11.34-90.72
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.34 ¥ 6.00-18.14
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 38.83 ¥ 20.00-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 5.35 ¥ 2.72-9.98
Banana (1 lb) 4.73 ¥ 2.27-9.07
Oranges (1 lb) 4.70 ¥ 2.72-7.26
Tomato (1 lb) 3.03 ¥ 1.81-6.35
Potato (1 lb) 2.34 ¥ 1.00-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 3.47 ¥ 1.81-4.54
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 ¥ 1.00-9.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.79 ¥ 3.00-4.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 45.00 ¥ 20.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.83 ¥ 3.00-12.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.60 ¥ 8.00-25.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.00 ¥ 16.00-25.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥ 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 180.00 ¥ 120.00-240.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥ 10.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.62 ¥ 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 ¥
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.58 ¥ 28.69-33.81
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 174,400.00 ¥ 148,800.00-200,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 124,900.00 ¥ 119,800.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 275.38 ¥ 188.00-392.31
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 91.50 ¥ 20.00-128.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.50 ¥ 60.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 96.67 ¥ 80.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 45.00 ¥ 40.00-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 35.00 ¥ 30.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,500.00 ¥ 1,000.00-3,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 200,000.00 ¥ 150,000.00-250,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 283.33 ¥ 135.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 174.83 ¥ 100.00-249.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 516.33 ¥ 498.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 489.60 ¥ 300.00-1,500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,420.00 ¥ 1,500.00-15,411.39
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,733.33 ¥ 1,200.00-2,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,333.33 ¥ 3,000.00-8,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,333.33 ¥ 2,000.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,634.82 ¥ 1,576.83-4,781.85
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,006.00 ¥ 836.12-1,207.73
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,740.86 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.70 3.75-6.00

Prices in Chongqing

This city had 220 entries in the past 12 months by 29 different contributors.
Last update: April 2024
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