Cost of Living in Tianjin

Summary of cost of living in Tianjin, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.46 A$ 4.30-10.76
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 43.05 A$ 38.94-64.57
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.61 A$ 8.18-10.76
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1.72 A$ 1.08-2.15
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.23 A$ 3.23-6.23
Cappuccino (regular) 5.62 A$ 2.58-9.35
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 0.75 A$ 0.54-1.29
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.47 A$ 0.43-0.65
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 11.61 A$ 6.52-16.29
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.12 A$ 1.37-3.51
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.66 A$ 0.49-0.98
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.16 A$ 1.29-3.01
Local Cheese (1 lb) 10.74 A$ 2.93-17.57
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.07 A$ 0.98-3.42
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.75 A$ 4.88-7.81
Apples (1 lb) 0.94 A$ 0.29-1.27
Banana (1 lb) 1.01 A$ 0.58-1.46
Oranges (1 lb) 0.96 A$ 0.39-1.95
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 A$ 0.29-1.46
Potato (1 lb) 0.55 A$ 0.20-0.78
Onion (1 lb) 0.55 A$ 0.29-0.78
Lettuce (1 head) 1.08 A$ 0.65-1.51
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 0.98 A$ 0.65-1.72
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 21.52 A$ 17.22-21.52
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.55 A$ 0.86-2.15
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 A$ 1.72-2.15
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 4.41 A$ 3.44-5.38
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 0.43 A$
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17.22 A$
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.26 A$ 2.15-2.80
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 0.78 A$ 0.76-1.04
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 10.12 A$ 6.46-12.91
Gasoline (1 gallon) 7.12 A$ 6.89-7.59
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,980.05 A$ 27,980.05-30,132.36
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,208.52 A$ 25,827.74-32,284.67
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 108.01 A$ 43.05-215.23
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 24.82 A$ 12.91-27.55
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 15.55 A$ 10.76-43.05
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 21.52 A$
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 8.61 A$
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.76 A$ 8.61-10.76
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 855.54 A$ 624.17-1,291.39
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,020.62 A$ 10,761.56-53,807.79
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 66.08 A$ 43.05-86.09
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 51.98 A$ 43.05-64.57
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 117.80 A$ 86.09-128.92
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.42 A$ 64.57-172.18
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 699.50 A$ 645.69-753.31
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 322.85 A$ 322.85-322.85
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,362.14 A$ 642.73-1,937.08
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 699.50 A$ 645.69-753.31
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,065.20 A$ 796.15-1,599.64
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 399.91 A$ 199.95-799.82
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,619.23 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.03 4.00-5.70

Prices in Tianjin

This city had 108 entries in the past 12 months by 11 different contributors.
Last update: February 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.