Changsha vs Kabul - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Kabul
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$422
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$961
🏠 One person rent
$413
$164
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$248
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$155
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$68.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$171
😷 Air quality
Bad
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
94
31
😀 Quality of life
54
21
🏙️ Population
10M
4.27M

The cost of living in Changsha is 96% more expensive than in Kabul. Cities ranked 5988th and 8701st ($828 vs $422) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1st in China and Afghanistan, respectively. Check China vs Afghanistan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.4 months in Kabul. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Kabul ranked 1st in Afghanistan, while ranked 5898th and 8956th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Kabul

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Changsha Kabul
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$2.38
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$11.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$3.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$4.4
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.7
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$160
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$98.7
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$278
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$157
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$25.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$39.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$26.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
13.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1047
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$396
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$20.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$5.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$0.69
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.74
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$3.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.33
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$5.13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$0.73
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.19
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$0.76
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$1.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$2.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$2.87
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.4
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$14
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$2.27
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$21.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$2.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$17.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$31.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$25.1
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$1456

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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
105 km or 65 mi Gardez
$353
119 km or 74 mi Jalalabad
$361
129 km or 80 mi Ghazni
$346
150 km or 93 mi Khost
$346
163 km or 101 mi Puli Khumri
$349
223 km or 138 mi Peshawar
$238
235 km or 146 mi Kohat
$243
246 km or 153 mi Kunduz
$363
266 km or 166 mi Mardan
$244
293 km or 182 mi Mingora
$246
304 km or 189 mi Mazar-i-Sharif
$355
336 km or 209 mi Wah
$211
368 km or 229 mi Islamabad
$304
369 km or 229 mi Qurghonteppa
$500
374 km or 232 mi Rawalpindi
$319
389 km or 242 mi Sheberghan
$352
425 km or 264 mi Sargodha
$404
450 km or 280 mi Tursunzoda
$503
451 km or 280 mi Dushanbe
$467
451 km or 280 mi Mirpur
$256
456 km or 284 mi Mandi Bahauddin
$243
458 km or 285 mi Kandahar
$373
467 km or 290 mi Jhang
$236
474 km or 294 mi Chiniot
$226
476 km or 296 mi Baramulla
$353
499 km or 310 mi Gojra
$286
501 km or 312 mi Hafizabad
$196
503 km or 313 mi Faisalabad
$254
505 km or 314 mi Gujrat
$243
517 km or 321 mi Dera Ghazi Khan
$233
520 km or 323 mi Srinagar
$398
523 km or 325 mi Quetta
$271
526 km or 327 mi Multan
$244
534 km or 332 mi Sahiwal
$201
536 km or 333 mi Gujranwala
$223
538 km or 334 mi Khanewal
$266
546 km or 340 mi Sialkot
$239
549 km or 341 mi Sheikhupura
$234
550 km or 342 mi Kamoke
$213
553 km or 344 mi Lashkargah
$355