Changhua vs Hangzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Changhua Hangzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$842
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2344
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$313
$396
🏘️ Family rent
$673
$812
🍽️ Food expenses
$379
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$42.6
$90.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1138
$1195
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
24 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
84
89
😀 Quality of life
63
73
🏙️ Population
235K
11.9M

The cost of living in Changhua is 5% less expensive than in Hangzhou. Cities ranked 5938th and 5795th ($842 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 16th in Taiwan and China, respectively. Check Taiwan vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Changhua compared to 1.4 months in Hangzhou. Changhua ranked 10th best city to live in Taiwan vs Hangzhou ranked 7th in China, while ranked 4540th and 1206th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changhua vs Hangzhou

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Changhua Hangzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.86
$4.69
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.8
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.95
$5.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.39
$2.44
 Cappuccino
$2.45
$4.39
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.99
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$333
$511
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$222
$306
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$735
$1002
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$542
$679
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
$37.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68
$57.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25
$11.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.99%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3697
$8713
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2802
$4853
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.4
$18.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.61
$6.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.81
$2.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.78
$2.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.29
$2.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.13
$4.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.7
$15.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.25
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$1.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.06
$1.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
$0.55
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.55
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.2
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.58
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.82
$3.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$5.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.32
$4.62
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2
$1.46
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.58
$1.65
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$29.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.09
$8.18
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.1
$74.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$73.1
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.6
$82.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$435
$449
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8982
$19493

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$927
23 km or 14 mi Nantou
$828
40 km or 25 mi Douliu
$827
63 km or 39 mi Miaoli
$708
66 km or 41 mi Chiayi
$882
93 km or 58 mi Hsinchu
$807
98 km or 61 mi Zhubei
$1006
111 km or 69 mi Taoyuan
$854
126 km or 78 mi Tainan
$859
140 km or 87 mi New Taipei
$1064
145 km or 90 mi Yilan
$758
149 km or 92 mi Taipei
$1271
158 km or 98 mi Taitung
$1091
163 km or 101 mi Kaohsiung
$914
170 km or 106 mi Keelung
$973
215 km or 133 mi Jinjiang
$702
217 km or 135 mi Putian
$705
218 km or 136 mi Quanzhou
$757
227 km or 141 mi Kinmen
$828
253 km or 157 mi Xiamen
$828
256 km or 159 mi Fuzhou
$700
295 km or 183 mi Zhangzhou
$751
307 km or 191 mi Ningde
$701
368 km or 229 mi Ishigaki
$1022
372 km or 231 mi Nanping
$684
373 km or 231 mi Longyan
$691
381 km or 237 mi Sanming
$694
398 km or 248 mi Shantou
$1051
399 km or 248 mi Chaozhou
$648
413 km or 257 mi Rui'an
$687
428 km or 266 mi Jieyang
$747
437 km or 272 mi Wenzhou
$968
448 km or 279 mi Meizhou
$775
452 km or 281 mi Puning
$700
481 km or 299 mi Wuyishan
$642
487 km or 302 mi Wenling
$688
488 km or 303 mi Miyakojima
$1022
491 km or 305 mi Lishui
$768
536 km or 333 mi Linhai
$675
550 km or 342 mi Shangrao
$765

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Distance City Cost of living
49 km or 30 mi Shaoxing
$745
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
79 km or 49 mi Jiaxing
$730
102 km or 63 mi Guangde
$657
105 km or 65 mi Yiwu
$696
121 km or 75 mi Ningguo
$651
125 km or 78 mi Suzhou
$921
129 km or 80 mi Yixing
$678
137 km or 85 mi Jinhua
$852
139 km or 87 mi Ningbo
$809
146 km or 90 mi Liyang
$666
147 km or 91 mi Wuxi
$861
148 km or 92 mi Kunshan
$699
156 km or 97 mi Xuancheng
$732
161 km or 100 mi Shanghai
$1413
161 km or 100 mi Taicang
$677
165 km or 102 mi Changshu
$689
170 km or 106 mi Pudong
$759
175 km or 109 mi Changzhou
$782
182 km or 113 mi Linhai
$675
185 km or 115 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
185 km or 115 mi Jiangyin
$681
188 km or 117 mi Zhoushan
$680
188 km or 117 mi Huangshan
$684
191 km or 118 mi Quzhou
$520
195 km or 121 mi Jingjiang
$665
202 km or 125 mi Lishui
$768
202 km or 126 mi Danyang
$669
205 km or 127 mi Nantong
$1047
206 km or 128 mi Haimen
$673
210 km or 131 mi Wuhu
$839
213 km or 132 mi Jurong
$664
214 km or 133 mi Taixing
$678
224 km or 139 mi Yangzhong
$649
224 km or 139 mi Qidong
$677
228 km or 142 mi Zhenjiang
$588
237 km or 147 mi Ma'anshan
$702
238 km or 148 mi Wenling
$688
240 km or 149 mi Rugao
$682
240 km or 149 mi Nanjing
$817