Changsha vs Moscow - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Moscow
🚶 Cost of living one person
$785
$1253
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1862
$2995
🏠 One person rent
$369
$694
🏘️ Family rent
$414
$1212
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$321
🚐 Transport expenses
$79.5
$116
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$843
$1239
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
27 km
🎓 Higher education
94
95
😀 Quality of life
55
74
🏙️ Population
10M
12.5M

The cost of living in Changsha is 37% less expensive than in Moscow. Cities ranked 6256th and 4019th ($785 vs $1253) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 34th and 1st in China and Russia, respectively. Check China vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Changsha compared to 1 months in Moscow. Changsha ranked 33rd best city to live in China vs Moscow ranked 1st in Russia, while ranked 5918th and 1168th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Moscow

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Changsha Moscow
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.28
$8.52
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$39.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.23
$5.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.13
$4.66
 Cappuccino
$3.46
$3.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$462
$882
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$287
$524
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$483
$1606
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$318
$928
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$91.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.5
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.5
$7.63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.43%
9.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2376
$7317
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1507
$3781
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.72
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.9
$35.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.87
$7.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$0.74
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.28
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.16
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
$5.63
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$3.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$0.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$0.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.98
$2.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.12
$2.75
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.4
$8.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.83
$4.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.93
$1.73
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.9
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.98
$7.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$31.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.24
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$65.7
$108
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.7
$118
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$297
$551
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24038
$10113

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$705
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$687
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$781
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$738
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$680
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$729
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$745
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$743
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$673
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$742
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$654
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$663
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$764
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$673
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$648
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$682
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$661
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$706
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$746
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$749
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$639
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$704
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$672
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$775
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$655
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$679
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$674
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$642
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$665
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$738
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$667
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$759
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$666
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$663

Cities near Moscow

Distance City Cost of living
18 km or 11 mi Khimki
$913
19 km or 12 mi Krasnogorsk
$1045
19 km or 12 mi Lyubertsy
$626
19 km or 12 mi Mytishchi
$879
21 km or 13 mi Balashikha
$744
22 km or 14 mi Korolyov
$822
37 km or 23 mi Podolsk
$834
52 km or 32 mi Elektrostal
$655
96 km or 60 mi Obninsk
$571
161 km or 100 mi Kaluga
$624
161 km or 100 mi Tver
$632
173 km or 107 mi Tula
$757
179 km or 111 mi Vladimir
$611
184 km or 114 mi Ryazan
$641
248 km or 154 mi Yaroslavl
$635
250 km or 155 mi Ivanovo
$538
266 km or 165 mi Rybinsk
$700
301 km or 187 mi Kostroma
$549
326 km or 202 mi Oryol
$550
349 km or 217 mi Bryansk
$513
366 km or 228 mi Dzerzhinsk
$583
369 km or 229 mi Smolensk
$547
372 km or 231 mi Lipetsk
$559
376 km or 234 mi Cherepovets
$505
402 km or 250 mi Nizhny Novgorod
$736
408 km or 254 mi Vologda
$578
419 km or 260 mi Tambov
$606
457 km or 284 mi Kursk
$504
466 km or 290 mi Voronezh
$611
474 km or 294 mi Vitebsk
$375
491 km or 305 mi Veliky Novgorod
$637
495 km or 308 mi Starooskolsky
$658
496 km or 308 mi Stary Oskol
$542
509 km or 316 mi Mogilev
$488
513 km or 319 mi Saransk
$594
555 km or 345 mi Penza
$525
568 km or 353 mi Gomel
$478
571 km or 355 mi Sumy
$367
577 km or 359 mi Belgorod
$523
601 km or 373 mi Cheboksary
$520