Changsha vs Mersin - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Mersin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$441
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1083
🏠 One person rent
$413
$190
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$319
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$133
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$67.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$321
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
62 km
🎓 Higher education
94
43
😀 Quality of life
54
60
🏙️ Population
10M
1.81M

The cost of living in Changsha is 88% more expensive than in Mersin. Cities ranked 5988th and 8632nd ($828 vs $441) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 9th in China and Turkey, respectively. Check China vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.7 months in Mersin. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Mersin ranked 6th in Turkey, while ranked 5898th and 5240th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Mersin

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Changsha Mersin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$2.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$11.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$3.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$121
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$306
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$216
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$49.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$76.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$8.63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
18.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$2306
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$1830
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$4.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$3.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$7.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$0.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$0.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$6.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$1.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$0.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$12.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$3.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$3.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$69.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$222
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$2812

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Distance City Cost of living
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 Mersin

Distance City Cost of living
28 km or 18 mi Tarsus
$337
67 km or 42 mi Adana
$192
93 km or 58 mi Eregli
$356
106 km or 66 mi Mut
$318
109 km or 68 mi Ceyhan
$321
121 km or 75 mi Bor
$318
128 km or 80 mi Kozan
$319
130 km or 81 mi Nigde
$262
131 km or 82 mi Karaman
$364
136 km or 84 mi Iskenderun
$368
146 km or 90 mi Samandag
$320
146 km or 91 mi Kadirli
$318
148 km or 92 mi Osmaniye
$269
152 km or 95 mi Antakya
$399
170 km or 106 mi Hassa
$318
177 km or 110 mi Latakia
$395
181 km or 112 mi Islahiye
$319
182 km or 113 mi Aksaray
$326
184 km or 114 mi Reyhanli
$318
197 km or 122 mi Famagusta
$722
200 km or 124 mi Kyrenia
$754
203 km or 126 mi Nevsehir
$309
204 km or 127 mi Paralimni
$1023
205 km or 127 mi Idlib
$467
213 km or 132 mi Nicosia
$1164
223 km or 139 mi Kilis
$319
223 km or 139 mi Konya
$290
224 km or 139 mi Kahramanmaras
$298
225 km or 140 mi Dali
$930
225 km or 140 mi Talas
$320
226 km or 140 mi Aradippou
$900
227 km or 141 mi Larnaca
$1234
228 km or 142 mi Kayseri
$356
235 km or 146 mi Alanya
$400
236 km or 147 mi Aleppo
$445
248 km or 154 mi Gaziantep
$436
264 km or 164 mi Kirsehir
$316
267 km or 166 mi Hama
$481
276 km or 171 mi Limassol
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Ypsonas
$943