Castries vs Shanghai - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Shanghai
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$1413
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$4223
🏠 One person rent
$388
$783
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$1826
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$347
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$111
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$1372
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
3
100
😀 Quality of life
41
77
🏙️ Population
70K
24.9M

The cost of living in Castries is 27% less expensive than in Shanghai. Cities ranked 4537th and 2914th ($1031 vs $1413) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 5th in Saint Lucia and China, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 1 months in Shanghai. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Shanghai ranked 4th in China, while ranked 6983rd and 525th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Shanghai

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Castries Shanghai
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$6.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$48.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$6.01
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$2.68
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$4.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$1078
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$633
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$2745
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$1493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$41.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$63.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$18.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
5.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$18571
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$9787
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$6.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$2.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$2.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$1.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$2.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$18.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$5.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$2.41
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$2.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.7
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$0.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$1.6
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$17
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$3.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$4.59
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$5.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$66.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$9.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$135
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$18.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$78.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$108
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$1377
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$27661

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Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

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Distance City Cost of living
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Pudong
$759
47 km or 29 mi Taicang
$677
53 km or 33 mi Kunshan
$699
74 km or 46 mi Qidong
$677
82 km or 51 mi Suzhou
$921
82 km or 51 mi Jiaxing
$730
85 km or 53 mi Haimen
$673
88 km or 55 mi Changshu
$689
106 km or 66 mi Nantong
$1047
117 km or 73 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
121 km or 75 mi Wuxi
$861
135 km or 84 mi Huzhou
$720
141 km or 87 mi Jiangyin
$681
142 km or 88 mi Zhoushan
$680
144 km or 89 mi Ningbo
$809
148 km or 92 mi Jingjiang
$665
155 km or 96 mi Shaoxing
$745
158 km or 98 mi Yixing
$678
159 km or 99 mi Changzhou
$782
160 km or 100 mi Rugao
$682
161 km or 100 mi Hangzhou
$882
177 km or 110 mi Taixing
$678
179 km or 111 mi Hai'an
$669
191 km or 119 mi Liyang
$666
197 km or 122 mi Yangzhong
$649
198 km or 123 mi Guangde
$657
201 km or 125 mi Danyang
$669
208 km or 129 mi Taizhou
$696
217 km or 135 mi Dongtai
$675
223 km or 139 mi Zhenjiang
$588
235 km or 146 mi Yangzhou
$709
236 km or 146 mi Jurong
$664
244 km or 152 mi Ningguo
$651
246 km or 153 mi Yiwu
$696
250 km or 155 mi Xinghua
$682
250 km or 156 mi Yizheng
$660
259 km or 161 mi Linhai
$675
260 km or 161 mi Xuancheng
$732
262 km or 163 mi Gaoyou
$669
274 km or 170 mi Nanjing
$817