Changchun vs Chongqing - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun Chongqing
🚶 Cost of living one person
$634
$725
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1841
$2101
🏠 One person rent
$270
$238
🏘️ Family rent
$518
$422
🍽️ Food expenses
$222
$307
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.2
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1315
$772
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
74
88
😀 Quality of life
58
55
🏙️ Population
9.07M
7.74M

The cost of living in Changchun is 13% less expensive than in Chongqing. Cities ranked 7261st and 6369th ($634 vs $725) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 515th and 99th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Changchun compared to 1.1 months in Chongqing. Ranked 19th vs 28th best cities to live in China, and 5447th vs 5791st among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs Chongqing

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Changchun Chongqing
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.34
$6.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$25.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.55
$4.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$3.43
 Cappuccino
$3.64
$4.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$291
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
$161
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$621
$474
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$322
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$37.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$57.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.4
$13
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
5.52%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1787
$2871
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10379
$1924
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.49
$4.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$2.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$2.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$14
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$6.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.38
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.2
$17.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$4.09
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.01
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.96
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$2.44
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.4
$45.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.46
$5.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$61.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$7.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.1
$81.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.2
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$373
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22345
$22110

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Distance City Cost of living
54 km or 34 mi Gongzhuling
$680
81 km or 50 mi Dehui
$672
105 km or 65 mi Siping
$696
109 km or 68 mi Jilin
$693
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$680
127 km or 79 mi Panshi
$649
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$668
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$654
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$663
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$663
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$654
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$654
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$659
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$655
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$643
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$717
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$748
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$715
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$683
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$663
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$481
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$655
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$653
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$662
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$701
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$635
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$658
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$664
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$661
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$682
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$657
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$643
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$728
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$640
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$655
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$648

Cities near Chongqing

Distance City Cost of living
97 km or 60 mi Huaying
$650
103 km or 64 mi Guang'an
$722
120 km or 75 mi Longchang
$663
127 km or 79 mi Luzhou
$737
140 km or 87 mi Suining
$720
140 km or 87 mi Neijiang
$785
145 km or 90 mi Nanchong
$677
170 km or 106 mi Zigong
$688
183 km or 113 mi Shehong
$672
191 km or 119 mi Ziyang
$710
194 km or 120 mi Renhuai
$665
201 km or 125 mi Yibin
$731
208 km or 129 mi Dazhou
$719
209 km or 130 mi Zunyi
$733
211 km or 131 mi Jianyang
$678
232 km or 144 mi Langzhong
$668
249 km or 154 mi Lichuan
$667
258 km or 160 mi Bazhong
$721
264 km or 164 mi Meishan
$714
265 km or 165 mi Chengdu
$752
266 km or 165 mi Leshan
$721
266 km or 166 mi Guanghan
$662
268 km or 167 mi Deyang
$724
272 km or 169 mi Mianyang
$566
277 km or 172 mi Bijie
$768
285 km or 177 mi Shifang
$652
292 km or 181 mi Emeishan
$652
294 km or 183 mi Pengzhou
$668
298 km or 185 mi Enshi
$670
298 km or 185 mi Mianzhu
$657
298 km or 185 mi Chongzhou
$664
300 km or 186 mi Jiangyou
$670
309 km or 192 mi Qionglai
$662
316 km or 196 mi Wanyuan
$653
320 km or 199 mi Dujiangyan
$664
327 km or 203 mi Guangyuan
$710
331 km or 206 mi Guiyang
$603
331 km or 206 mi Tongren
$717
342 km or 212 mi Ya'an
$693
342 km or 213 mi Jishou
$646