Asmara vs Changchun - Cost of Living Comparison

Asmara Changchun
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$612
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1265
$1710
🏠 One person rent
$231
$254
🏘️ Family rent
$407
$500
🍽️ Food expenses
$193
$217
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.7
$69.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$344
$1311
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
1 km
🎓 Higher education
8
74
😀 Quality of life
17
58
🏙️ Population
963K
9.07M

The cost of living in Asmara is 15% less expensive than in Changchun. Cities ranked 8273rd and 7487th ($522 vs $612) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 521st in Eritrea and China, respectively. Check Eritrea vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Asmara compared to 2.1 months in Changchun. Asmara ranked 1st best city to live in Eritrea vs Changchun ranked 22nd in China, while ranked 9072nd and 5546th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Asmara vs Changchun

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Asmara Changchun
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.7
$3.32
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$15.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
$2.22
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.33
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$275
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$452
$583
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$285
$396
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
$30.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.8
$47.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
$19.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.63%
5.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1387
$1762
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$823
$5731
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.1
$9.36
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.73
$4.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$2.1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.66
$1.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
$1.63
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.84
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
$3.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$11.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$1.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$0.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$0.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.74
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.6
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.48
$3.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.3
$3.03
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.96
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.14
$1.39
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.8
$40
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.26
$9.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
$29.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.18
$2.37
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.8
$26.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$57
$62.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$101
$293
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3599
$15343

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51 km or 32 mi Mendefera
$485
63 km or 39 mi Massawa
$487
71 km or 44 mi Keren
$488
214 km or 133 mi Mekelle
$578
270 km or 168 mi Kassala
$598
342 km or 212 mi Gondar
$598
407 km or 253 mi El-Gadarif
$588
437 km or 272 mi Al Hudaydah
$511
448 km or 279 mi Bahir Dar
$575
473 km or 294 mi Dessie
$570
490 km or 304 mi Zabid
$488
498 km or 310 mi Abha
$963
509 km or 316 mi Port Sudan
$601
513 km or 319 mi Bareq
$833
548 km or 340 mi Sa'dah
$486
567 km or 352 mi Sanaa
$553
580 km or 361 mi Sayyan
$487
583 km or 362 mi Taiz
$512
585 km or 363 mi Ibb
$502
589 km or 366 mi Atbara
$563
596 km or 370 mi Dhamar
$492
600 km or 373 mi Dikhil
$519
602 km or 374 mi Obock
$520
606 km or 376 mi Najran
$892
618 km or 384 mi Djibouti City
$548
620 km or 385 mi Ali Sabieh
$521
633 km or 393 mi Ad-Damazin
$574
649 km or 403 mi Bisha
$829
674 km or 419 mi Khartoum North
$614
684 km or 425 mi Mecca
$992
685 km or 426 mi Khartoum
$759
691 km or 429 mi Jeddah
$1067
693 km or 430 mi Omdurman
$570
701 km or 436 mi Addis Ababa
$752
715 km or 444 mi Dire Dawa
$491
715 km or 444 mi Kosti
$598
717 km or 446 mi Aden
$508
755 km or 469 mi Harar
$476
758 km or 471 mi Borama
$618
788 km or 489 mi Jijiga
$554

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Gongzhuling
$682
81 km or 50 mi Dehui
$672
105 km or 65 mi Siping
$697
109 km or 68 mi Jilin
$642
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$681
127 km or 79 mi Panshi
$654
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$671
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$657
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$666
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$666
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$659
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$659
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$662
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$657
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$648
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$719
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$727
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$716
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$684
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$667
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$467
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$658
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$657
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$666
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$698
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$641
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$662
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$667
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$677
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$686
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$662
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$646
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$725
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$647
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$657
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$653