Asmara vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Asmara Hangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$522
$891
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1265
$2470
🏠 One person rent
$231
$404
🏘️ Family rent
$407
$784
🍽️ Food expenses
$193
$293
🚐 Transport expenses
$46.7
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$344
$1066
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
8
89
😀 Quality of life
17
73
🏙️ Population
963K
11.9M

The cost of living in Asmara is 41% less expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 8273rd and 5929th ($522 vs $891) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 13th 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 1.2 months in Hangzhou. Asmara ranked 1st best city to live in Eritrea vs Hangzhou ranked 8th in China, while ranked 9072nd and 1540th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Asmara vs Hangzhou

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Asmara Hangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.7
$4.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18
$28.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.35
$5.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
$2.43
 Cappuccino
$1.67
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.53
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$219
$510
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$146
$316
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$452
$950
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$285
$655
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.2
$38
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.8
$58.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
$11.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.63%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1387
$7944
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$823
$4434
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.34
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$15.1
$17.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.73
$5.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.94
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.11
$2.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.66
$2.07
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
$2.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.84
$17.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
$4.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.96
$14.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$2.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.6
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.29
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.48
$3.03
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.3
$5.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.96
$4.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.14
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.8
$28.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.26
$8.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19.2
$73.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.18
$4.78
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.8
$55.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$57
$87.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$101
$439
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3599
$20805

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$485
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$487
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$488
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$578
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$598
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$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
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$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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$726
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$776
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$726
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$662
105 km or 65 mi Yiwu
$650
121 km or 75 mi Ningguo
$655
125 km or 78 mi Suzhou
$1099
129 km or 80 mi Yixing
$685
137 km or 85 mi Jinhua
$849
139 km or 87 mi Ningbo
$882
146 km or 90 mi Liyang
$672
147 km or 91 mi Wuxi
$852
148 km or 92 mi Kunshan
$701
156 km or 97 mi Xuancheng
$729
161 km or 100 mi Shanghai
$1379
161 km or 100 mi Taicang
$667
165 km or 102 mi Changshu
$693
170 km or 106 mi Pudong
$754
175 km or 109 mi Changzhou
$778
182 km or 113 mi Linhai
$678
185 km or 115 mi Zhangjiagang
$690
185 km or 115 mi Jiangyin
$684
188 km or 117 mi Zhoushan
$680
188 km or 117 mi Huangshan
$686
191 km or 118 mi Quzhou
$514
195 km or 121 mi Jingjiang
$665
202 km or 125 mi Lishui
$770
202 km or 126 mi Danyang
$674
205 km or 127 mi Nantong
$952
206 km or 128 mi Haimen
$674
210 km or 131 mi Wuhu
$832
213 km or 132 mi Jurong
$666
214 km or 133 mi Taixing
$681
224 km or 139 mi Yangzhong
$652
224 km or 139 mi Qidong
$677
228 km or 142 mi Zhenjiang
$573
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$700
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$686
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$683
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$811