Cost of Living in Wuxi

Summary of cost of living in Wuxi, China:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.50 ¥ 15.00-35.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 200.00 ¥ 200.00-400.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 40.00 ¥ 35.00-48.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 ¥ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 15.00 ¥ 14.00-30.00
Cappuccino (regular) 26.22 ¥ 9.90-35.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 ¥ 3.00-6.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.93 ¥ 1.50-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 51.10 ¥ 45.42-56.78
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 12.25 ¥ 7.26-18.14
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.10 ¥ 2.27-4.54
Eggs (regular) (12) 14.69 ¥ 6.00-18.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.74 ¥ 27.22-56.70
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 9.64 ¥ 4.54-13.61
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 39.12 ¥ 36.29-45.36
Apples (1 lb) 7.71 ¥ 5.44-11.34
Banana (1 lb) 4.61 ¥ 2.72-9.07
Oranges (1 lb) 5.53 ¥ 2.72-7.26
Tomato (1 lb) 3.63 ¥ 2.27-5.44
Potato (1 lb) 1.91 ¥ 1.36-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 2.65 ¥ 2.27-3.63
Lettuce (1 head) 5.15 ¥ 2.00-8.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.92 ¥ 2.00-4.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 60.00 ¥ 45.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 5.70 ¥ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 13.75 ¥ 10.00-15.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 25.00 ¥ 15.00-50.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 ¥ 2.00-4.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 ¥ 83.33-200.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 ¥ 10.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.83 ¥ 3.22-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 60.00 ¥ 60.00-60.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 32.95 ¥ 30.28-34.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 129,800.00 ¥ 120,000.00-170,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 147,500.00 ¥ 150,000.00-160,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 258.23 ¥ 231.82-300.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 117.20 ¥ 39.00-300.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 162.25 ¥ 100.00-200.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 406.25 ¥ 150.00-500.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 78.75 ¥ 30.00-55.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 60.00 ¥ 50.00-65.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,066.67 ¥ 2,200.00-4,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 132,000.00 ¥ 120,000.00-156,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 389.67 ¥ 200.00-500.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 325.33 ¥ 80.00-399.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 474.75 ¥ 250.00-500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 366.67 ¥ 200.00-500.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,325.00 ¥ 2,000.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,525.00 ¥ 1,500.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,200.00 ¥ 4,000.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,050.00 ¥ 2,500.00-3,700.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,561.25 ¥ 3,251.58-3,716.09
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,090.30 ¥ 1,858.05-2,787.07
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,250.00 ¥
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.49 1.95-10.00

Prices in Wuxi

This city had 301 entries in the past 12 months by 16 different contributors.
Last update: March 2024
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1 Comments so far
Thom on Mar 09, 2023:
I am looking for historical prices in different countries. USA is easy enough, but China and Korea are more difficult.