Changsha vs Kathmandu - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Kathmandu
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$435
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1138
🏠 One person rent
$413
$140
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$283
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$48.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$207
😷 Air quality
Bad
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
94
28
😀 Quality of life
54
47
🏙️ Population
10M
846K

The cost of living in Changsha is 90% more expensive than in Kathmandu. Cities ranked 5988th and 8649th ($828 vs $435) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 2nd in China and Nepal, respectively. Check China vs Nepal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.5 months in Kathmandu. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Kathmandu ranked 2nd in Nepal, while ranked 5898th and 6397th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Kathmandu

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Changsha Kathmandu
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$2.37
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$24.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$7.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$2.45
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$156
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$97.9
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$336
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$219
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$17.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$27
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$13.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
12.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1709
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$663
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$4.74
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$8.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$8.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.32
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$3.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$2.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.33
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$7.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$1.99
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$2.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$0.51
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$31.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$3.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$17.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$1.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$26.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$85.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$3165

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$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
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$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 Lalitpur
$445
47 km or 29 mi Hetauda
$322
94 km or 58 mi Birgunj
$307
124 km or 77 mi Janakpur
$335
146 km or 91 mi Pokhara
$350
183 km or 114 mi Muzaffarpur
$250
222 km or 138 mi Gorakhpur
$365
234 km or 145 mi Biratnagar
$352
235 km or 146 mi Patna
$408
238 km or 148 mi Saharsa
$336
261 km or 162 mi Damak
$302
300 km or 186 mi Purnia
$368
320 km or 199 mi Bhagalpur
$284
322 km or 200 mi Siliguri
$375
332 km or 206 mi Gaya
$275
346 km or 215 mi Jaunpur
$337
355 km or 220 mi Varanasi
$362
359 km or 223 mi Raiganj
$337
384 km or 239 mi Shigatse
$667
398 km or 247 mi Mirzapur
$381
400 km or 249 mi Paro
$492
410 km or 255 mi Malda
$339
411 km or 256 mi Saidpur
$373
421 km or 262 mi Thimphu
$499
431 km or 268 mi Allahabad
$540
438 km or 272 mi Balurghat
$336
443 km or 275 mi Rangpur
$355
447 km or 278 mi Lucknow
$361
449 km or 279 mi Dhanbad
$377
468 km or 291 mi Kulti
$342
476 km or 296 mi Asansol
$312
479 km or 298 mi Dhangadhi
$314
485 km or 301 mi Ranchi
$371
493 km or 306 mi Rajshahi
$303
495 km or 307 mi Berhampore
$338
503 km or 313 mi Durgapur
$329
510 km or 317 mi Bheemdatta
$353
510 km or 317 mi Bogra
$365
517 km or 321 mi Kanpur
$441
553 km or 344 mi Jamshedpur
$330