Cost of living in China in 2019

Cost of living in China

Prices were updated: May 2018

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Food prices$CNY
A loaf of bread (400 g) 1.71$ 11.47 CNY
Milk (1 l) 2.06$ 13.81 CNY
Eggs (12) 1.95$ 13.07 CNY
Local cheese (1 kg) 13.33$ 89.38 CNY
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 4.80$ 32.18 CNY
White rice (1 kg) 1.09$ 7.31 CNY
Onion (1 kg) 1.30$ 8.72 CNY
Salad (1 kg) 0.75$ 5.03 CNY
Potato (1 kg) 1.09$ 7.31 CNY
Tomatoes (1 kg) 1.40$ 9.39 CNY
Bananas (kg) 1.23$ 8.25 CNY
Apples (kg) 1.96$ 13.14 CNY
Orange (1 kg) 2.04$ 13.68 CNY
Beef (1 kg) 11.58$ 77.65 CNY
Pork (1 kg) 10.71$ 71.81 CNY
Mineral water (1.5 l) 0.64$ 4.29 CNY
Restaurants$CNY
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 4.63$ 31.04 CNY
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 12.00$ 80.46 CNY
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35$ 29.17 CNY
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 0.63$ 4.22 CNY
Water (330 ml bottle) 0.43$ 2.88 CNY
Big Mac meal 4.78$ 32.05 CNY
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 24.75$ 165.95 CNY
Alcohol$CNY
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 0.91$ 6.10 CNY
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.21$ 14.82 CNY
Wine (700 ml) 12.18$ 81.67 CNY
Vodka, rum, brandy 13.34$ 89.45 CNY
Pack of cigarettes 3.14$ 21.05 CNY
Hotels and hostels$CNY
Hostel (for 1 person) 17.75$ 119.02 CNY
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 33.00$ 221.27 CNY
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 59.50$ 398.95 CNY
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 97.25$ 652.07 CNY
Apartments for rent$CNY
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 831.25$ 5573.61 CNY
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 498.25$ 3340.82 CNY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 1877.50$ 12588.83 CNY
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1042.75$ 6991.74 CNY
Internet (60 Mbps) 19.00$ 127.40 CNY
Transportation$CNY
Public transport (1 way ticket) 0.49$ 3.29 CNY
Public transport (Monthly pass) 29.38$ 197.00 CNY
Taxi Start 1.90$ 12.74 CNY
Taxi (1 km) 0.48$ 3.22 CNY
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 7.38$ 49.48 CNY
Petrol (gas) 1.08$ 7.24 CNY
Personal care$CNY
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 4.58$ 30.71 CNY
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 7.32$ 49.08 CNY
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 5.18$ 34.73 CNY
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 5.87$ 39.36 CNY
Tube of toothpaste 2.50$ 16.76 CNY
Visit to private doctor 70.50$ 472.71 CNY
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 12.50$ 83.81 CNY
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 5.91$ 39.63 CNY
Entertainment$CNY
1 ticket to the movie 10.50$ 70.40 CNY
1 ticket to the theatre 75.75$ 507.91 CNY
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 14.75$ 98.90 CNY
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.00$ 341.96 CNY
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 10.50$ 70.40 CNY
Other prices$CNY
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 91.25$ 611.84 CNY
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.75$ 306.76 CNY
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.25$ 631.96 CNY
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.25$ 705.71 CNY
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