Cost of Living in Tianjin

Summary about cost of living in Tianjin, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥ 20.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥ 150.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 35.00 ¥ 30.00-40.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥ 4.00-20.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥ 10.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 32.00 ¥ 15.00-53.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 ¥ 3.00-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.00 ¥ 2.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 50.47 ¥ 34.07-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 8.80 ¥ 6.35-15.42
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.65 ¥ 2.27-3.63
Eggs (regular) (12) 9.57 ¥ 6.26-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 38.56 ¥ 13.61-63.50
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 11.57 ¥ 8.16-17.24
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 33.02 ¥ 20.41-36.29
Apples (1 lb) 3.63 ¥ 1.36-5.90
Banana (1 lb) 2.72 ¥ 1.36-4.54
Oranges (1 lb) 3.72 ¥ 2.27-10.89
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 ¥ 1.36-3.63
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 ¥ 0.91-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 ¥ 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 7.67 ¥ 3.00-10.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.33 ¥ 3.00-6.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 57.50 ¥ 29.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.55 ¥ 2.00-9.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.50 ¥ 10.00-19.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 23.00 ¥ 16.00-30.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 ¥ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 126.09 ¥ 100.00-300.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.50 ¥ 9.00-11.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.54 ¥ 2.57-4.18
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 37.00 ¥ 20.00-100.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 25.55 ¥ 22.71-26.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 140,000.00 ¥ 130,000.00-140,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 150,000.00 ¥ 130,000.00-180,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 384.50 ¥ 300.00-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 ¥ 0.05-0.40
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 86.50 ¥ 60.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 454.17 ¥ 250.00-1,200.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 108.22 ¥ 50.00-160.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 42.50 ¥ 30.00-70.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,980.00 ¥ 2,900.00-7,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 125,500.00 ¥ 48,000.00-250,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 374.83 ¥ 250.00-800.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 323.00 ¥ 100.00-640.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 691.33 ¥ 500.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 774.67 ¥ 550.00-1,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,512.50 ¥ 1,500.00-4,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,912.50 ¥ 800.00-3,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,600.00 ¥ 4,800.00-9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,166.67 ¥ 2,000.00-7,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,954.79 ¥ 3,251.58-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,620.63 ¥ 929.02-2,787.07
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,833.33 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.37 4.90-6.80

Prices in Tianjin

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Last update: July 2021
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3 Comments so far
I'm getting info about Tianjin on Mar 03, 2020:
please someone from Tianjin answer me. The apartment price in Binhai area is higher or in central parts of Tianjin (like Heping, Hexi, Hedong ...) about level of development, apartment price, facilities and in everything? Native people prefer which districts for living? and also you can give me other useful datas. thanks so much.
SSS on Oct 29, 2019:
I think in future Tianjin will become more expensive in comparing with smaller cities like Xiamen. Because Tianjin is turning one of Asian Biggest and most important cities.
Tianjin is a great city to visit and I think China can have a good revenue from tourist by visiting Tianjin.
I'd like to visit China and it's big cities like Tianjin one day.
... on Aug 28, 2019:
Anonymous!
Are you manager of this website? you have comments in many cities pages.
It's about 10 years that I'm reading about world cities. I'd like to help you on this website by my info.
for start: Tianjin is a large and populated city. it's one of China's 5 most important cities. and also it's a developed city. but it's not in this ranking list:
(( Price Rankings by City of Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre (Buy Apartment Price) ))
I think you need to contact with people who has information about this important city. also Wuhan and Chongqing can be on that list. thanks very much for your great website.