Canberra vs Changsha - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Changsha
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$828
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$1985
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$495
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$810
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
30
94
😀 Quality of life
86
54
🏙️ Population
381K
10M

The cost of living in Canberra is 117% more expensive than in Changsha. Cities ranked 2028th and 5988th ($1792 vs $828) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 22nd in Australia and China, respectively. Check Australia vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months in Canberra compared to 1 months in Changsha. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Changsha ranked 31st in China, while ranked 188th and 5898th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Canberra vs Changsha

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Canberra Changsha
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$3.96
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$2.11
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$496
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$334
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$552
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$401
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$31.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$47.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
4.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$2269
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$1773
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$26.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$4.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$1.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$2.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$3.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$1.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$1.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.2
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$0.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$4.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$0.91
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$1.34
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$27.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$6.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$3.28
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$63.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$299
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$29093

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$1700
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$1386
187 km or 116 mi Wollongong
$1554
212 km or 132 mi Bathurst
$1558
223 km or 139 mi Orange
$1661
235 km or 146 mi Blacktown
$1581
238 km or 148 mi Parramatta
$1896
243 km or 151 mi Kellyville
$1656
247 km or 154 mi Sydney
$2294
261 km or 162 mi Dee Why
$1970
303 km or 188 mi Griffith
$1629
341 km or 212 mi Dubbo
$1445
357 km or 222 mi Shepparton
$1442
358 km or 222 mi Newcastle
$1798
397 km or 246 mi Traralgon
$1626
448 km or 278 mi Pakenham
$1631
454 km or 282 mi Berwick
$1562
459 km or 285 mi Dandenong
$1498
464 km or 288 mi Cranbourne
$1587
466 km or 289 mi South Yarra
$1589
466 km or 290 mi Bendigo
$1610
466 km or 290 mi Melbourne
$1968
470 km or 292 mi Sunbury
$1625
477 km or 297 mi Frankston
$1957
485 km or 302 mi Melton
$1633
488 km or 303 mi Tarneit
$1570
489 km or 304 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1682
531 km or 330 mi Geelong
$1708
535 km or 332 mi Ballarat
$1740
554 km or 344 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
583 km or 362 mi Armidale
$1677
649 km or 403 mi Mildura
$1622
669 km or 415 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
684 km or 425 mi Warrnambool
$1573
698 km or 434 mi Devonport
$1641
706 km or 438 mi Launceston
$1477
796 km or 495 mi Mount Gambier
$1181
852 km or 529 mi Byron Bay
$2199
858 km or 533 mi Hobart
$1648
902 km or 560 mi Toowoomba
$1462

Cities near Changsha

Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661