Canberra vs Ningbo - Cost of Living Comparison

Canberra Ningbo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1792
$809
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4156
$2068
🏠 One person rent
$1082
$342
🏘️ Family rent
$1794
$567
🍽️ Food expenses
$481
$314
🚐 Transport expenses
$101
$75.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4970
$1228
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
30
59
😀 Quality of life
86
59
🏙️ Population
381K
9.4M

The cost of living in Canberra is 121% more expensive than in Ningbo. Cities ranked 2028th and 6038th ($1792 vs $809) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 28th 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 1.5 months in Ningbo. Canberra ranked 8th best city to live in Australia vs Ningbo ranked 18th in China, while ranked 188th and 5369th among best cities to live in the world.

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Canberra Ningbo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$5.76
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.4
$23.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.33
$3.05
 Cappuccino
$3.31
$3.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.28
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1116
$389
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$279
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2083
$709
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1473
$462
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.3
$28.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$154
$43.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$45.1
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.79%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4443
$6109
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3083
$3384
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.16
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.3
$14.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
$4.65
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.86
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.61
$19.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.48
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.5
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.64
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$1.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.02
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$10.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.66
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.9
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$4.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.38
$2.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
$2.21
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$39.9
$58.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$7.45
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$59.7
$15
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.6
$55
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1362
$490
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12552
$8160

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
55 km or 34 mi Zhoushan
$680
94 km or 58 mi Shaoxing
$745
120 km or 75 mi Linhai
$675
124 km or 77 mi Jiaxing
$730
139 km or 87 mi Hangzhou
$882
144 km or 89 mi Shanghai
$1413
150 km or 93 mi Pudong
$759
156 km or 97 mi Yiwu
$696
167 km or 104 mi Wenling
$688
177 km or 110 mi Kunshan
$699
178 km or 111 mi Huzhou
$720
180 km or 112 mi Taicang
$677
182 km or 113 mi Suzhou
$921
203 km or 126 mi Jinhua
$852
212 km or 132 mi Changshu
$689
216 km or 134 mi Qidong
$677
224 km or 139 mi Wuxi
$861
224 km or 139 mi Lishui
$768
226 km or 140 mi Wenzhou
$968
227 km or 141 mi Haimen
$673
234 km or 146 mi Yixing
$678
234 km or 146 mi Guangde
$657
242 km or 150 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
243 km or 151 mi Nantong
$1047
249 km or 155 mi Rui'an
$687
257 km or 160 mi Jiangyin
$681
260 km or 162 mi Ningguo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Liyang
$666
263 km or 163 mi Changzhou
$782
267 km or 166 mi Jingjiang
$665
278 km or 173 mi Quzhou
$520
294 km or 182 mi Xuancheng
$732
294 km or 183 mi Taixing
$678
294 km or 183 mi Rugao
$682
302 km or 187 mi Danyang
$669
310 km or 193 mi Yangzhong
$649
313 km or 194 mi Huangshan
$684
313 km or 195 mi Hai'an
$669
325 km or 202 mi Jurong
$664
327 km or 203 mi Zhenjiang
$588