Changsha vs Foshan - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Foshan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$641
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1904
🏠 One person rent
$413
$260
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$445
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$75.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$1105
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
54
60
🏙️ Population
10M
9.5M

The cost of living in Changsha is 29% more expensive than in Foshan. Cities ranked 5988th and 7202nd ($828 vs $641) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 496th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.7 months in Foshan. Ranked 31st vs 17th best cities to live in China, and 5898th vs 5244th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Foshan

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Changsha Foshan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$3.66
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$15.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$4.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$225
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$202
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$506
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$338
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$16.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$5718
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$2574
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$17.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$4.35
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.29
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.65
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.2
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$2.76
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$6.87
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$5.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$41.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$7.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$17.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$3.55
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$58.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$61.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$624
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$25552

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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
19 km or 12 mi Guangzhou
$995
50 km or 31 mi Jiangmen
$711
61 km or 38 mi Zhongshan
$663
66 km or 41 mi Dongguan
$787
67 km or 42 mi Zhaoqing
$707
73 km or 45 mi Qingyuan
$733
84 km or 52 mi Kaiping
$665
96 km or 60 mi Zhuhai
$675
106 km or 66 mi Macau
$1613
110 km or 68 mi Yunfu
$763
112 km or 69 mi Shenzhen
$1134
134 km or 83 mi Huizhou
$763
136 km or 85 mi Kowloon
$2352
137 km or 85 mi Hong Kong
$2822
176 km or 109 mi Yangjiang
$719
181 km or 112 mi Heyuan
$696
190 km or 118 mi Wuzhou
$727
203 km or 126 mi Shaoguan
$688
209 km or 130 mi Lianzhou
$651
221 km or 137 mi Hezhou
$701
230 km or 143 mi Shanwei
$710
262 km or 163 mi Gaozhou
$686
272 km or 169 mi Maoming
$537
306 km or 190 mi Yulin
$753
308 km or 191 mi Chenzhou
$815
315 km or 196 mi Puning
$700
338 km or 210 mi Meizhou
$775
338 km or 210 mi Jieyang
$747
345 km or 214 mi Zhanjiang
$667
358 km or 222 mi Guigang
$673
362 km or 225 mi Ganzhou
$792
367 km or 228 mi Chaozhou
$648
369 km or 229 mi Shantou
$1051
379 km or 236 mi Guilin
$539
403 km or 250 mi Laibin
$704
403 km or 250 mi Liuzhou
$698
410 km or 255 mi Yongzhou
$751
433 km or 269 mi Hengyang
$678
442 km or 274 mi Haikou
$608
447 km or 278 mi Beihai
$692