Changsha vs Maputo - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Maputo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1049
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$2602
🏠 One person rent
$413
$544
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$1076
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$296
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$125
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$221
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
1 km
🎓 Higher education
94
24
😀 Quality of life
54
41
🏙️ Population
10M
1.19M

The cost of living in Changsha is 21% less expensive than in Maputo. Cities ranked 5988th and 4440th ($828 vs $1049) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 4th in China and Mozambique, respectively. Check China vs Mozambique comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.2 months in Maputo. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Maputo ranked 1st in Mozambique, while ranked 5898th and 7028th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Maputo

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Changsha Maputo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$40.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$4.59
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.21
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$837
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$301
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$1575
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$751
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$48.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$73.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$87.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
25.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$3194
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$2092
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$13.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$24.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.42
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$14.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$6.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$5.35
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.81
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.19
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$2.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$4.88
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$46.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$8.56
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$40.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$6.44
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$66.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$4423

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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

Cities near Maputo

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.7 mi Matola
$1058
136 km or 85 mi Manzini
$733
144 km or 90 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
148 km or 92 mi Mbabane
$722
272 km or 169 mi Vryheid
$835
310 km or 193 mi Middelburg
$822
318 km or 197 mi Bethal
$760
415 km or 258 mi Springs
$766
426 km or 265 mi Benoni
$821
439 km or 273 mi Centurion
$734
440 km or 273 mi Pretoria
$835
453 km or 281 mi Sandton
$907
454 km or 282 mi Johannesburg
$935
457 km or 284 mi Randburg
$776
460 km or 286 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
464 km or 288 mi Durban
$827
471 km or 292 mi Vereeniging
$728
472 km or 293 mi Soweto
$897
480 km or 299 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
483 km or 300 mi Brits
$763
534 km or 332 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
536 km or 333 mi Rustenburg
$881
553 km or 343 mi Potchefstroom
$639
564 km or 351 mi Kroonstad
$770
598 km or 371 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
598 km or 372 mi Klerksdorp
$629
624 km or 388 mi Welkom
$708
628 km or 390 mi Maseru
$593
661 km or 411 mi Mahalapye
$544
667 km or 414 mi Palapye
$506
674 km or 419 mi Masvingo
$825
680 km or 422 mi Mafeteng
$579
685 km or 425 mi Gaborone
$668
695 km or 432 mi Mmabatho
$762
697 km or 433 mi Lobatse
$615
712 km or 443 mi Serowe
$527
715 km or 444 mi Beira
$990
720 km or 447 mi Bloemfontein
$696
730 km or 453 mi Mthatha
$760
732 km or 455 mi Molepolole
$616