Cost of Living in Chongqing

Summary about cost of living in Chongqing, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 ¥ 15.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 150.00 ¥ 120.00-180.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 ¥ 30.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 ¥ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 20.00 ¥ 15.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 29.00 ¥ 12.00-38.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.44 ¥ 3.00-4.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.19 ¥ 2.00-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 49.21 ¥ 37.85-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 10.34 ¥ 7.26-25.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.63 ¥ 1.81-9.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.00 ¥ 12.00-15.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 45.36 ¥ 22.68-58.97
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 14.97 ¥ 8.16-18.14
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 37.80 ¥ 27.22-49.90
Apples (1 lb) 5.29 ¥ 4.54-6.80
Banana (1 lb) 3.52 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 4.71 ¥ 2.72-7.26
Tomato (1 lb) 3.78 ¥ 2.72-5.90
Potato (1 lb) 2.12 ¥ 1.36-2.72
Onion (1 lb) 3.18 ¥ 2.72-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 3.00 ¥ 2.00-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.75 ¥ 2.50-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 50.00 ¥ 50.00-70.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.50 ¥ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.33 ¥ 8.00-12.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥ 18.00-30.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥ 2.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 121.74 ¥ 100.00-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥ 10.00-12.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.11 ¥ 3.22-16.09
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 ¥ 19.20-24.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 26.12 ¥ 23.47-28.39
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 145,000.00 ¥ 140,000.00-150,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 125,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-130,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 317.48 ¥ 200.00-457.69
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 ¥ 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 137.14 ¥ 90.00-165.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 210.00 ¥ 80.00-1,200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 66.67 ¥ 50.00-100.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 37.50 ¥ 30.00-60.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,440.00 ¥ 1,500.00-4,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 180,000.00 ¥
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 375.57 ¥ 199.00-700.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 191.00 ¥ 130.00-230.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 485.57 ¥ 300.00-600.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 541.50 ¥ 250.00-800.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,150.00 ¥ 1,500.00-3,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,242.86 ¥ 800.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,460.00 ¥ 2,800.00-7,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,450.00 ¥ 1,500.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,892.88 ¥ 1,486.44-2,322.56
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,011.60 ¥ 836.12-1,207.73
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,071.43 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 4.50-6.00

Prices in Chongqing

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Last update: April 2021
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2 Comments so far
Anonymous on Jun 14, 2018:
Why there is no range for Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) in Chongqing?
ashika on Dec 14, 2017:
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 1,150.00 ¥
does this include apartment rent?