Changsha vs Davao - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Davao
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$598
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1464
🏠 One person rent
$413
$283
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$469
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$215
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$39.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$272
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
94
36
😀 Quality of life
54
59
🏙️ Population
10M
1.78M

The cost of living in Changsha is 39% more expensive than in Davao. Cities ranked 5988th and 7460th ($828 vs $598) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 18th in China and the Philippines, respectively. Check China vs the Philippines comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.5 months in Davao. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Davao ranked 4th in the Philippines, while ranked 5898th and 5279th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changsha Davao
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$3.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$20.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$2.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.17
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$164
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$610
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$60.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$92.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$37
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
7.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$2459
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$1275
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$2.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$4.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$6.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$8.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$2.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$36.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$4.26
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$8.99
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$2.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$72.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$254
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$7272

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40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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Distance City Cost of living
28 km or 17 mi Panabo
$549
45 km or 28 mi Digos
$547
48 km or 30 mi Tagum
$527
104 km or 65 mi Koronadal
$514
109 km or 68 mi Valencia
$550
111 km or 69 mi Polomolok
$526
116 km or 72 mi General Santos
$469
132 km or 82 mi Malaybalay
$520
150 km or 93 mi Cotabato
$434
177 km or 110 mi Marawi
$390
189 km or 118 mi Cagayan de Oro
$541
197 km or 123 mi Iligan
$510
210 km or 130 mi Butuan
$451
254 km or 158 mi Pagadian
$458
302 km or 188 mi Surigao
$576
315 km or 196 mi Siargao
$541
388 km or 241 mi Zamboanga
$540
403 km or 250 mi Lapu-Lapu
$639
404 km or 251 mi Talisay
$483
405 km or 252 mi Cebu
$685
407 km or 253 mi Mandaue
$629
427 km or 265 mi Toledo
$474
446 km or 277 mi Kabankalan
$549
452 km or 281 mi Ormoc
$580
469 km or 292 mi Tacloban
$544
491 km or 305 mi Bago
$536
496 km or 308 mi Bacolod
$546
500 km or 311 mi Cadiz
$523
525 km or 326 mi Iloilo
$495
567 km or 352 mi Calbayog
$412
592 km or 368 mi Roxas
$534
625 km or 389 mi Manado
$611
626 km or 389 mi Bitung
$491
679 km or 422 mi Boracay
$972
679 km or 422 mi Sorsogon
$445
705 km or 438 mi Legazpi
$541
726 km or 451 mi Ternate
$491
775 km or 482 mi Naga
$489
778 km or 484 mi Gorontalo
$488
810 km or 504 mi Puerto Princesa
$530