Changchun vs Tianjin - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun Tianjin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$634
$778
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1841
$2271
🏠 One person rent
$270
$340
🏘️ Family rent
$518
$788
🍽️ Food expenses
$222
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.2
$77.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1315
$876
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
74
91
😀 Quality of life
58
72
🏙️ Population
9.07M
13.9M

The cost of living in Changchun is 19% less expensive than in Tianjin. Cities ranked 7261st and 6136th ($634 vs $778) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 515th and 39th 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 Tianjin. Ranked 19th vs 11th best cities to live in China, and 5447th vs 1706th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs Tianjin

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Changchun Tianjin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.34
$4.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$29.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.55
$5.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.27
$1.49
 Cappuccino
$3.64
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$202
$259
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$621
$1132
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$410
$595
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.9
$49
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.6
$74.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.4
$11.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.59%
5.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1787
$5793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10379
$3981
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$16.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.49
$4.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.09
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
$1.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$0.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$3.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.69
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.88
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.2
$14.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.07
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.01
$5.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.96
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.4
$44.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.46
$7.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$76.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.36
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.1
$59
👟 Brand Sneakers
$64.2
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$413
$586
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22345
$9729

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
46 km or 29 mi Binhai
$709
60 km or 37 mi Langfang
$726
71 km or 44 mi Bazhou
$661
87 km or 54 mi Huanghua
$659
93 km or 58 mi Sanhe
$665
99 km or 61 mi Cangzhou
$758
99 km or 62 mi Tangshan
$767
107 km or 67 mi Renqiu
$670
109 km or 68 mi Beijing
$1281
111 km or 69 mi Zhuozhou
$651
117 km or 73 mi Gaobeidian
$663
124 km or 77 mi Hejian
$669
131 km or 82 mi Botou
$660
133 km or 82 mi Zunhua
$667
144 km or 90 mi Luanzhou
$658
152 km or 94 mi Baoding
$512
157 km or 98 mi Laoling
$665
160 km or 99 mi Qian'an
$666
182 km or 113 mi Anguo
$651
192 km or 119 mi Shenzhou
$662
204 km or 127 mi Dezhou
$744
205 km or 127 mi Dingzhou
$680
205 km or 128 mi Hengshui
$814
209 km or 130 mi Binzhou
$661
212 km or 132 mi Chengde
$697
218 km or 136 mi Dongying
$676
219 km or 136 mi Xinji
$662
223 km or 138 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
225 km or 140 mi Jinzhou
$659
228 km or 142 mi Jizhou
$649
237 km or 147 mi Xinle
$657
241 km or 150 mi Gaocheng
$668
242 km or 150 mi Pingquan
$653
251 km or 156 mi Yucheng
$659
255 km or 158 mi Nangong
$658
258 km or 161 mi Zouping
$667
265 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$576
271 km or 168 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
273 km or 170 mi Zibo
$549
276 km or 172 mi Jinan
$617