Changsha vs Gaborone - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Gaborone
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$668
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1669
🏠 One person rent
$413
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$557
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$257
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$52.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$797
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
94
38
😀 Quality of life
54
62
🏙️ Population
10M
232K

The cost of living in Changsha is 24% more expensive than in Gaborone. Cities ranked 5988th and 6864th ($828 vs $668) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1st in China and Botswana, respectively. Check China vs Botswana comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.2 months in Gaborone. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Gaborone ranked 1st in Botswana, while ranked 5898th and 4718th among best cities to live in the world.

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Changsha Gaborone
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$8.44
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$29.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.64
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.5
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.19
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$193
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$623
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$413
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$30.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$56.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
10.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1608
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$881
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$16.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$18.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$2.24
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$5.61
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$5.36
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$6.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$2.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.55
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.26
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$5.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$23.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$4.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$40.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$64.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$156
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$4028

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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
50 km or 31 mi Molepolole
$616
67 km or 42 mi Lobatse
$615
67 km or 42 mi Kanye
$641
136 km or 84 mi Mmabatho
$762
174 km or 108 mi Rustenburg
$881
196 km or 122 mi Mahalapye
$544
215 km or 134 mi Brits
$763
257 km or 160 mi Klerksdorp
$629
258 km or 160 mi Potchefstroom
$639
259 km or 161 mi Pretoria
$835
264 km or 164 mi Randburg
$776
265 km or 165 mi Palapye
$506
266 km or 165 mi Centurion
$734
266 km or 165 mi Soweto
$897
266 km or 165 mi Serowe
$527
269 km or 167 mi Sandton
$907
275 km or 171 mi Johannesburg
$935
296 km or 184 mi Benoni
$821
298 km or 185 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
302 km or 188 mi Vereeniging
$728
310 km or 193 mi Springs
$766
358 km or 222 mi Kroonstad
$770
379 km or 235 mi Welkom
$708
380 km or 236 mi Middelburg
$822
407 km or 253 mi Bethal
$760
421 km or 261 mi Francistown
$544
468 km or 291 mi Kimberley
$785
495 km or 308 mi Bloemfontein
$696
514 km or 319 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
531 km or 330 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
540 km or 336 mi Maseru
$593
559 km or 347 mi Mbabane
$722
569 km or 354 mi Bulawayo
$775
584 km or 363 mi Manzini
$733
589 km or 366 mi Mafeteng
$579
597 km or 371 mi Vryheid
$835
628 km or 390 mi Upington
$815
675 km or 419 mi Matola
$1058
685 km or 425 mi Maputo
$1049
705 km or 438 mi Gweru
$754