Cost of Living in Tianjin

Summary of cost of living in Tianjin, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 ¥ 20.00-50.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥ 180.00-300.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 ¥ 35.00-50.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 ¥ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥ 15.00-29.02
Cappuccino (regular) 26.00 ¥ 12.00-43.53
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 ¥ 2.50-5.44
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.12 ¥ 2.00-3.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 53.93 ¥ 30.28-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 9.85 ¥ 6.35-16.33
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.07 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 10.03 ¥ 6.00-14.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.90 ¥ 13.61-81.65
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.62 ¥ 4.54-15.88
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 31.37 ¥ 22.68-36.29
Apples (1 lb) 4.37 ¥ 1.36-5.90
Banana (1 lb) 4.68 ¥ 2.72-6.80
Oranges (1 lb) 4.48 ¥ 1.81-9.07
Tomato (1 lb) 3.97 ¥ 1.36-6.80
Potato (1 lb) 2.56 ¥ 0.91-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 2.56 ¥ 1.36-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 5.00 ¥ 3.00-7.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 4.57 ¥ 3.00-8.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 100.00 ¥ 80.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 7.20 ¥ 4.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 ¥ 8.00-10.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 20.50 ¥ 16.00-25.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥ 2.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 ¥
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.50 ¥ 10.00-13.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.85 ¥ 3.54-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 47.00 ¥ 30.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.97 ¥ 32.02-35.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 130,000.00 ¥ 130,000.00-140,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 145,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-150,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 501.85 ¥ 200.00-1,000.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 115.33 ¥ 60.00-128.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.25 ¥ 50.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 100.00 ¥
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 40.00 ¥
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 50.00 ¥ 40.00-50.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,975.00 ¥ 2,900.00-6,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 116,250.00 ¥ 50,000.00-250,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 307.00 ¥ 200.00-400.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 241.50 ¥ 200.00-300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 547.33 ¥ 400.00-599.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 489.80 ¥ 300.00-800.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,250.00 ¥ 3,000.00-3,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,500.00 ¥ 1,500.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,331.38 ¥ 2,994.13-9,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,250.00 ¥ 3,000.00-3,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,952.37 ¥ 3,708.83-7,432.18
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,858.05 ¥ 929.02-3,716.09
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,525.47 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 4.00-5.70

Prices in Tianjin

This city had 125 entries in the past 12 months by 15 different contributors.
Last update: June 2024
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2 Comments so far
Rasmus on Nov 30, 2023:
Average salary is higher than many European countries already, thats insane!
Cintzia on Dec 06, 2021:
As of the date I’m writing, these costs are actually underestimated of about 10%, including house rents. Inflation is hitting costs of living.