Cost of living in China in 2019

Cost of living in China

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$CNY
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.71$ 11.82 CNY
Milk (1 l) 2.06$ 14.24 CNY
Eggs (12) 1.95$ 13.48 CNY
Local cheese (1 kg) 13.33$ 92.13 CNY
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 4.80$ 33.17 CNY
White rice (1 kg) 1.09$ 7.53 CNY
Onion (1 kg) 1.30$ 8.98 CNY
Salad (1 kg) 0.75$ 5.18 CNY
Potato (1 kg) 1.09$ 7.53 CNY
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.40$ 9.68 CNY
Bananas (kg) 1.23$ 8.50 CNY
Apples (kg) 1.96$ 13.55 CNY
Orange (1 kg) 2.04$ 14.10 CNY
Beef (1 kg) 11.58$ 80.03 CNY
Pork (1 kg) 10.71$ 74.02 CNY
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.64$ 4.42 CNY
Restaurants$CNY
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 4.63$ 32.00 CNY
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 12.00$ 82.94 CNY
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35$ 30.06 CNY
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.63$ 4.35 CNY
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.43$ 2.97 CNY
Big Mac meal 4.78$ 33.04 CNY
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 24.75$ 171.06 CNY
Alcohol$CNY
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 0.91$ 6.29 CNY
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.21$ 15.27 CNY
Wine (700 ml) 12.18$ 84.18 CNY
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.34$ 92.20 CNY
Pack of cigarettes 3.14$ 21.70 CNY
Hotels and hostels$CNY
Hostel (for 1 person) 17.75$ 122.68 CNY
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 33.00$ 228.08 CNY
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 59.50$ 411.23 CNY
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 97.25$ 672.13 CNY
Apartments for rent$CNY
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 831.25$ 5745.10 CNY
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 498.25$ 3443.61 CNY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1877.50$ 12976.15 CNY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1042.75$ 7206.86 CNY
Internet (60 Mbps) 19.00$ 131.32 CNY
Transportation$CNY
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.49$ 3.39 CNY
Public transport (Monthly pass) 29.38$ 203.06 CNY
Taxi Start 1.90$ 13.13 CNY
Taxi (1 km) 0.48$ 3.32 CNY
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 7.38$ 51.01 CNY
Petrol (gas) 1.08$ 7.46 CNY
Personal care$CNY
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 4.58$ 31.65 CNY
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 7.32$ 50.59 CNY
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 5.18$ 35.80 CNY
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 5.87$ 40.57 CNY
Tube of toothpaste 2.50$ 17.28 CNY
Visit to private doctor 70.50$ 487.25 CNY
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 12.50$ 86.39 CNY
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.91$ 40.85 CNY
Entertainment$CNY
1 ticket to the movie 10.50$ 72.57 CNY
1 ticket to the theatre 75.75$ 523.54 CNY
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.75$ 101.94 CNY
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.00$ 352.48 CNY
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 10.50$ 72.57 CNY
Other prices$CNY
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.25$ 630.67 CNY
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.75$ 316.20 CNY
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.25$ 651.40 CNY
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.25$ 727.42 CNY
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