Calgary vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Hangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$812
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$1195
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
54
89
😀 Quality of life
93
73
🏙️ Population
1.24M
11.9M

The cost of living in Calgary is 113% more expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 1847th and 5795th ($1881 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 16th in Canada and China, respectively. Check Canada vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.4 months in Hangzhou. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Hangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 48th and 1206th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Hangzhou

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Calgary Hangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$4.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$511
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$679
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$57.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$8713
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$4853
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$18.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$6.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$2.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$3.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$29.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$8.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$74.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$82.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$449
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$19493

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106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Hangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
49 km or 30 mi Shaoxing
$745
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
79 km or 49 mi Jiaxing
$730
102 km or 63 mi Guangde
$657
105 km or 65 mi Yiwu
$696
121 km or 75 mi Ningguo
$651
125 km or 78 mi Suzhou
$921
129 km or 80 mi Yixing
$678
137 km or 85 mi Jinhua
$852
139 km or 87 mi Ningbo
$809
146 km or 90 mi Liyang
$666
147 km or 91 mi Wuxi
$861
148 km or 92 mi Kunshan
$699
156 km or 97 mi Xuancheng
$732
161 km or 100 mi Shanghai
$1413
161 km or 100 mi Taicang
$677
165 km or 102 mi Changshu
$689
170 km or 106 mi Pudong
$759
175 km or 109 mi Changzhou
$782
182 km or 113 mi Linhai
$675
185 km or 115 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
185 km or 115 mi Jiangyin
$681
188 km or 117 mi Zhoushan
$680
188 km or 117 mi Huangshan
$684
191 km or 118 mi Quzhou
$520
195 km or 121 mi Jingjiang
$665
202 km or 125 mi Lishui
$768
202 km or 126 mi Danyang
$669
205 km or 127 mi Nantong
$1047
206 km or 128 mi Haimen
$673
210 km or 131 mi Wuhu
$839
213 km or 132 mi Jurong
$664
214 km or 133 mi Taixing
$678
224 km or 139 mi Yangzhong
$649
224 km or 139 mi Qidong
$677
228 km or 142 mi Zhenjiang
$588
237 km or 147 mi Ma'anshan
$702
238 km or 148 mi Wenling
$688
240 km or 149 mi Rugao
$682
240 km or 149 mi Nanjing
$817