Changsha vs Palembang - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Palembang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$500
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1010
🏠 One person rent
$413
$219
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$187
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$198
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$49.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$166
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
94
41
😀 Quality of life
54
39
🏙️ Population
10M
1.54M

The cost of living in Changsha is 66% more expensive than in Palembang. Cities ranked 5988th and 8325th ($828 vs $500) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 27th in China and Indonesia, respectively. Check China vs Indonesia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.3 months in Palembang. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Palembang ranked 39th in Indonesia, while ranked 5898th and 7321st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Palembang

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Changsha Palembang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$1.28
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$7.93
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$2.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$5.4
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$2.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$241
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$146
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$163
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$109
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$24.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$38.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$29.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
9.78%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$1014
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$845
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.34
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$21
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$4.08
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$0.7
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$0.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$7.71
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$3.17
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$7.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$2.42
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.17
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.62
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$20.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$3.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$1.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$2.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$1.2
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$0.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$0.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$13.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$2.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$13.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$2.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$19.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$34.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$90.4
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$7244

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$708
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$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
77 km or 48 mi Prabumulih
$490
201 km or 125 mi Jambi
$499
204 km or 127 mi Pagar Alam
$487
214 km or 133 mi Lubuklinggau
$491
245 km or 152 mi Metro
$443
278 km or 172 mi Bandar Lampung
$348
292 km or 182 mi Bengkulu
$503
363 km or 226 mi Cilegon
$487
381 km or 237 mi Serang
$510
411 km or 255 mi Tangerang
$638
427 km or 265 mi South Tangerang
$530
427 km or 265 mi Jakarta
$708
435 km or 270 mi Tanjung Pinang
$451
438 km or 272 mi Bekasi
$531
443 km or 275 mi Depok
$467
458 km or 285 mi Batam
$613
461 km or 286 mi Bogor
$505
486 km or 302 mi Bukit Merah
$1915
488 km or 303 mi Singapore City
$2433
499 km or 310 mi Sukabumi
$531
506 km or 314 mi Johor Bahru
$575
531 km or 330 mi Cimahi
$617
537 km or 334 mi Pekanbaru
$562
539 km or 335 mi Padang
$985
539 km or 335 mi Bandung
$506
575 km or 357 mi Batu Pahat
$527
581 km or 361 mi Kluang
$526
591 km or 367 mi Cirebon
$497
606 km or 377 mi Pontianak
$446
611 km or 380 mi Muar
$552
615 km or 382 mi Tasikmalaya
$443
635 km or 395 mi Dumai
$493
637 km or 396 mi Singkawang
$492
639 km or 397 mi Malacca
$530
642 km or 399 mi Banjar
$491
649 km or 403 mi Tegal
$496
696 km or 432 mi Pekalongan
$495
706 km or 439 mi Cilacap
$523
709 km or 440 mi Seremban
$547
741 km or 460 mi Putrajaya
$495