Beijing vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Beijing Gothenburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1281
$1442
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3697
$3145
🏠 One person rent
$754
$743
🏘️ Family rent
$1676
$1187
🍽️ Food expenses
$293
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$119
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1317
$2915
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
100
46
😀 Quality of life
75
92
🏙️ Population
21.9M
605K

The cost of living in Beijing is 11% less expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 3239th and 2868th ($1281 vs $1442) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 8th in China and Sweden, respectively. Check China vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Beijing compared to 2 months in Gothenburg. Beijing ranked 6th best city to live in China vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 755th and 63rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Beijing vs Gothenburg

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Beijing Gothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.92
$9.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.8
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.57
$8.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.74
$6.14
 Cappuccino
$4.65
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.64
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1064
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$613
$582
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2497
$1364
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1387
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.7
$79.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.4
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
2.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$18956
$6222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10523
$3932
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.74
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$38.7
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.78
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.21
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.06
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.1
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.93
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$8.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$2.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.71
$6.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.57
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.8
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.91
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$56.2
$30.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.7
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$41.7
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$12
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.3
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1109
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$30552
$3132

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Cities near Beijing

Distance City Cost of living
50 km or 31 mi Langfang
$726
58 km or 36 mi Zhuozhou
$651
58 km or 36 mi Sanhe
$665
78 km or 49 mi Gaobeidian
$663
87 km or 54 mi Bazhou
$661
109 km or 68 mi Tianjin
$778
135 km or 84 mi Renqiu
$670
137 km or 85 mi Zunhua
$667
139 km or 87 mi Baoding
$512
151 km or 94 mi Binhai
$709
155 km or 97 mi Tangshan
$767
163 km or 101 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
164 km or 102 mi Hejian
$669
176 km or 110 mi Chengde
$697
182 km or 113 mi Cangzhou
$758
189 km or 117 mi Huanghua
$659
189 km or 118 mi Anguo
$651
196 km or 122 mi Dingzhou
$680
197 km or 122 mi Qian'an
$666
198 km or 123 mi Luanzhou
$658
204 km or 127 mi Botou
$660
224 km or 139 mi Shenzhou
$662
228 km or 142 mi Xinle
$657
229 km or 142 mi Pingquan
$653
239 km or 148 mi Jinzhou
$659
241 km or 150 mi Xinji
$662
249 km or 155 mi Gaocheng
$668
249 km or 155 mi Hengshui
$814
252 km or 156 mi Laoling
$665
263 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$576
265 km or 165 mi Datong
$794
272 km or 169 mi Jizhou
$649
273 km or 169 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
273 km or 170 mi Dezhou
$744
281 km or 175 mi Fengzhen
$643
282 km or 175 mi Huairen
$647
294 km or 183 mi Lingyuan
$662
296 km or 184 mi Nangong
$658
302 km or 187 mi Ulanqab
$695
314 km or 195 mi Binzhou
$661

Cities near Gothenburg

Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201