Changsha vs Hong Kong - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Hong Kong
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$2822
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$6540
🏠 One person rent
$413
$1941
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$3792
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$499
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$230
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$3076
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
94
100
😀 Quality of life
54
90
🏙️ Population
10M
7.5M

The cost of living in Changsha is 71% less expensive than in Hong Kong. Cities ranked 5988th and 51st ($828 vs $2822) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1st in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.1 months in Hong Kong. Ranked 31st vs 1st best cities to live in China, and 5898th vs 91st among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Hong Kong

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Changsha Hong Kong
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$7.95
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$58
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$7.63
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$5.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$2411
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$1655
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$4764
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$3308
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$28.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
2.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$31776
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$20058
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.27
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$68.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$11.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$2.72
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$3.11
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$4.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$25.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$10.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$22.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$4.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.04
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$18.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$7.87
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$8.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$6.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.7
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$76.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$47.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$35.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$86
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$783
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$18213

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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
5 km or 3.1 mi Kowloon
$2352
30 km or 19 mi Shenzhen
$1134
61 km or 38 mi Zhuhai
$675
64 km or 40 mi Macau
$1613
88 km or 55 mi Zhongshan
$663
95 km or 59 mi Dongguan
$787
96 km or 60 mi Huizhou
$763
116 km or 72 mi Jiangmen
$711
132 km or 82 mi Guangzhou
$995
132 km or 82 mi Shanwei
$710
137 km or 85 mi Foshan
$641
152 km or 94 mi Kaiping
$665
173 km or 107 mi Heyuan
$696
193 km or 120 mi Qingyuan
$733
195 km or 121 mi Zhaoqing
$707
229 km or 143 mi Yunfu
$763
231 km or 144 mi Yangjiang
$719
236 km or 147 mi Puning
$700
267 km or 166 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shaoguan
$688
287 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
297 km or 184 mi Chaozhou
$648
301 km or 187 mi Meizhou
$775
320 km or 199 mi Wuzhou
$727
333 km or 207 mi Lianzhou
$651
341 km or 212 mi Maoming
$537
343 km or 213 mi Gaozhou
$686
357 km or 222 mi Hezhou
$701
403 km or 250 mi Ganzhou
$792
406 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
408 km or 254 mi Chenzhou
$815
414 km or 257 mi Yulin
$753
427 km or 266 mi Longyan
$691
435 km or 270 mi Zhangzhou
$751
469 km or 292 mi Xiamen
$828
471 km or 292 mi Haikou
$608
475 km or 295 mi Guigang
$673
489 km or 304 mi Kinmen
$828
516 km or 320 mi Guilin
$539
529 km or 329 mi Laibin
$704