Changsha vs Sao Tome - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Sao Tome
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$792
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1927
🏠 One person rent
$413
$359
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$703
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$349
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$33.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$129
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
94
1
😀 Quality of life
54
16
🏙️ Population
10M
56.2K

The cost of living in Changsha is 4% more expensive than in Sao Tome. Cities ranked 5988th and 6094th ($828 vs $792) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 2nd in China and Sao Tome and Principe, respectively. Check China vs Sao Tome and Principe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 0.2 months in Sao Tome. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Sao Tome ranked 1st in Sao Tome and Principe, while ranked 5898th and 9072nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Changsha Sao Tome
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$41.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$7.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$0.56
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$1.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$183
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$512
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$100
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$925
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$212
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$48.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$3.25
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$5.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$6.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$25.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$3.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.62
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$2.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.47
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$2.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.13
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$8.53
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$3.92
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$4.22
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$31.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$61.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$113
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$2948

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
8.3 km or 5.1 mi Trindade
$813
256 km or 159 mi Port-Gentil
$573
303 km or 188 mi Libreville
$612
375 km or 233 mi Bata
$988
443 km or 275 mi Malabo
$715
492 km or 306 mi Port Harcourt
$854
494 km or 307 mi Limbe
$370
509 km or 316 mi Buea
$346
529 km or 328 mi Douala
$549
537 km or 333 mi Aba
$659
543 km or 337 mi Calabar
$655
565 km or 351 mi Kumba
$451
574 km or 356 mi Owerri
$1669
584 km or 363 mi Umuahia
$755
587 km or 365 mi Warri
$518
649 km or 403 mi Onitsha
$501
653 km or 406 mi Awka
$748
660 km or 410 mi Yaounde
$723
677 km or 421 mi Benin
$924
684 km or 425 mi Enugu
$938
702 km or 436 mi Bafoussam
$488
730 km or 454 mi Bamenda
$387
772 km or 480 mi Owo
$745
774 km or 481 mi Lagos
$1417
788 km or 490 mi Akure
$662
806 km or 501 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
822 km or 511 mi Porto-Novo
$593
824 km or 512 mi Cotonou
$681
827 km or 514 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
829 km or 515 mi Ife
$774
845 km or 525 mi Ibadan
$941
846 km or 526 mi Abeokuta
$1274
861 km or 535 mi Osogbo
$548
884 km or 549 mi Kayes
$500
889 km or 552 mi Lome
$607
890 km or 553 mi Oyo
$646
892 km or 555 mi Cabinda
$953
907 km or 564 mi Madingou
$500
924 km or 574 mi Gamboma
$499
926 km or 575 mi Abomey
$560