Cayman Islands vs China - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cayman Islands China
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3360
$693
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$8320
$1908
🏠 One person rent
$2276
$295
🏘️ Family rent
$4832
$537
🍽️ Food expenses
$820
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$58.6
$73.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4647
$835
💸 GDP per capita
$99625
$12720
😃 Human freedom index
8.1
5.15
❤️ Life expectancy
82.2
78.2
👮 Corruption perceptions index
76
42
🌐 English speaking %
76.6%
0.7%
🎓 Higher education
19
90
😀 Quality of life
80
50
🏙️ Population
65.5K
1.44B

The average cost of living in the Cayman Islands ($3360) is 385% more expensive than in China ($693). the Cayman Islands ranked 2nd vs 134th for China in the list of the most expensive countries in the world.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in the Cayman Islands compared to 1.2 months in China. Ranked 28th and 82nd best countries to live in the world.

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Prices in the Cayman Islands vs China

We calculate prices for the Cayman Islands and China as a population-weighted mean of 1 and 544 cities, respectively. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages below for more relevant information.

Cayman Islands China
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$29.7
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$84.2
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$14.3
$5.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.07
$1.44
 Cappuccino
$6.2
$3.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.48
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2453
$337
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1921
$223
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$5620
$647
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4235
$423
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$128
$36
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$199
$55.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$121
$13.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.13%
4.74%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8320
$5416
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5118
$2836
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.4
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30
$22.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.9
$4.18
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.8
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.66
$1.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.7
$1.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.3
$1.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$8.53
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$3.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.78
$1.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.68
$1.57
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.89
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$0.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.73
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$23.9
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.07
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.9
$3.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.78
$4.88
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.49
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.31
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35
$1.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$77.7
$39
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.8
$6.04
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$113
$34.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.6
$5.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.2
$55.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$157
$77.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1225
$447
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$23852
$16378

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In the Cayman Islands

City Cost of living Population
George Town
$3360
41K

In China

City Cost of living Population
Beijing
$1071
21.9M
Shanghai
$1202
24.9M
Hong Kong
$2638
7.41M
Shenzhen
$959
17.5M
Chongqing
$760
32.1M
Guangzhou
$759
18.7M
Chengdu
$653
20.9M
Tianjin
$730
13.9M
Xi'an
$609
13M
Hangzhou
$829
11.9M
Suzhou
$1114
12.7M
Baoding
$501
11.5M
Wuhan
$653
12.3M
Wuxi
$672
7.46M
Foshan
$580
9.5M
Quanzhou
$848
8.78M
Hefei
$717
9.37M
Nanjing
$749
9.31M
Bijie
$619
6.9M
Dongguan
$600
10.5M
Ganzhou
$831
8.97M
Changchun
$622
9.07M
Nantong
$659
7.73M
Jieyang
$726
6.09M
Qingdao
$662
10.1M
Changsha
$540
10M
Guiyang
$574
5.99M
Yantai
$762
7.1M
Zhengzhou
$545
12.6M
Kunming
$621
8.46M