Cape Town vs Wuhan - Cost of Living Comparison

Cape Town Wuhan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$904
$639
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2131
$1857
🏠 One person rent
$524
$249
🏘️ Family rent
$983
$390
🍽️ Food expenses
$245
$230
🚐 Transport expenses
$54
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1340
$1063
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
22 km
🎓 Higher education
56
98
😀 Quality of life
61
57
🏙️ Population
434K
12.3M

The cost of living in Cape Town is 42% more expensive than in Wuhan. Cities ranked 5702nd and 7219th ($904 vs $639) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 504th in South Africa and China, respectively. Check South Africa vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Cape Town compared to 1.7 months in Wuhan. Cape Town ranked 2nd best city to live in South Africa vs Wuhan ranked 20th in China, while ranked 4995th and 5555th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cape Town vs Wuhan

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Cape Town Wuhan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.25
$2.31
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30
$12.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.04
$4.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.12
$3.22
 Cappuccino
$1.81
$4.94
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.92
$0.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$586
$309
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$397
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1213
$473
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$785
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.6
$24.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.1
$37.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.7
$14.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
8.14%
4.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2104
$3523
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1443
$2208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.21
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.7
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.84
$4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.3
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.91
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
$2.17
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.12
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.83
$14.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$0.78
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$1.19
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
$0.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.32
$0.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$4.99
$15.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.53
$0.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.88
$2.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.43
$3.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.32
$5.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
$1.43
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$42.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.04
$5.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$24.2
$30
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.86
$3.47
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.4
$72.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.4
$92.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$472
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4730
$28750

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 33 mi Paarl
$883
99 km or 62 mi Worcester
$593
371 km or 231 mi George
$689
644 km or 400 mi Uitenhage
$579
662 km or 411 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
664 km or 413 mi Upington
$815
754 km or 468 mi Makhanda
$766
821 km or 510 mi Komani
$761
833 km or 518 mi Kimberley
$785
845 km or 525 mi Bhisho
$783
882 km or 548 mi East London
$800
912 km or 567 mi Bloemfontein
$696
950 km or 590 mi Mafeteng
$579
999 km or 621 mi Maseru
$593
1002 km or 622 mi Mthatha
$760
1029 km or 639 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
1030 km or 640 mi Welkom
$708
1034 km or 643 mi Mariental
$804
1092 km or 679 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
1092 km or 679 mi Kroonstad
$770
1113 km or 692 mi Klerksdorp
$629
1135 km or 705 mi Mmabatho
$762
1155 km or 718 mi Potchefstroom
$639
1187 km or 737 mi Rehoboth
$806
1194 km or 742 mi Lobatse
$615
1198 km or 745 mi Kanye
$641
1208 km or 751 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
1217 km or 756 mi Vereeniging
$728
1231 km or 765 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
1244 km or 773 mi Soweto
$897
1250 km or 777 mi Rustenburg
$881
1260 km or 783 mi Gaborone
$668
1261 km or 783 mi Molepolole
$616
1261 km or 784 mi Johannesburg
$935
1267 km or 788 mi Randburg
$776
1269 km or 789 mi Windhoek
$841
1270 km or 789 mi Sandton
$907
1271 km or 790 mi Durban
$827
1277 km or 794 mi Gobabis
$801
1279 km or 795 mi Walvis Bay
$743

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Distance City Cost of living
45 km or 28 mi Hanchuan
$677
52 km or 32 mi Xiaogan
$739
58 km or 36 mi Huanggang
$763
61 km or 38 mi Ezhou
$678
79 km or 49 mi Yingcheng
$662
83 km or 52 mi Huangshi
$705
84 km or 52 mi Xianning
$711
85 km or 53 mi Daye
$671
88 km or 55 mi Xiantao
$638
95 km or 59 mi Anlu
$665
96 km or 60 mi Macheng
$672
100 km or 62 mi Chibi
$657
116 km or 72 mi Honghu
$669
123 km or 76 mi Jingshan
$664
123 km or 76 mi Guangshui
$668
147 km or 91 mi Wuxue
$664
148 km or 92 mi Linxiang
$661
153 km or 95 mi Suizhou
$704
172 km or 107 mi Xinyang
$761
175 km or 109 mi Zhongxiang
$677
176 km or 109 mi Yueyang
$749
192 km or 119 mi Jiujiang
$699
199 km or 124 mi Jingzhou
$693
205 km or 127 mi Jingmen
$718
205 km or 127 mi Shishou
$661
218 km or 136 mi Qianshan
$658
225 km or 140 mi Zaoyang
$676
230 km or 143 mi Yicheng
$659
240 km or 149 mi Dangyang
$661
245 km or 153 mi Songzi
$669
248 km or 154 mi Lu'an
$739
255 km or 159 mi Jinshi
$643
259 km or 161 mi Tongcheng
$665
261 km or 162 mi Xiangyang
$698
262 km or 163 mi Nanchang
$665
263 km or 163 mi Anqing
$717
267 km or 166 mi Zhumadian
$754
273 km or 170 mi Yidu
$653
288 km or 179 mi Yichang
$724
292 km or 182 mi Yiyang
$739