Changsha vs Shangrao - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Shangrao
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$765
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$1981
🏠 One person rent
$413
$341
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$562
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$82.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$890
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
94
20
😀 Quality of life
54
44
🏙️ Population
10M
6.49M

The cost of living in Changsha is 8% more expensive than in Shangrao. Cities ranked 5988th and 6183rd ($828 vs $765) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 49th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.2 months in Shangrao. Ranked 31st vs 193rd best cities to live in China, and 5898th vs 6612th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Shangrao

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Changsha Shangrao
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$3.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$21.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$5.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$1.7
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$392
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$266
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$683
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$446
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$36.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$55.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$13.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.08%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$4846
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$3037
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$20
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$4.46
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$1.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$4.13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$3.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$5.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.67
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$6.61
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$35.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$59.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$84.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$401
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$14698

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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 Shangrao

Distance City Cost of living
76 km or 47 mi Guixi
$662
77 km or 48 mi Wuyishan
$642
97 km or 60 mi Yingtan
$679
106 km or 66 mi Quzhou
$520
120 km or 75 mi Jingdezhen
$697
145 km or 90 mi Huangshan
$684
165 km or 103 mi Fuzhou
$734
180 km or 112 mi Jinhua
$852
191 km or 119 mi Lishui
$768
201 km or 125 mi Nanping
$684
205 km or 127 mi Nanchang
$665
227 km or 141 mi Yiwu
$696
237 km or 147 mi Jiujiang
$699
246 km or 153 mi Anqing
$717
246 km or 153 mi Sanming
$694
250 km or 155 mi Ningde
$701
251 km or 156 mi Chizhou
$700
262 km or 163 mi Ningguo
$651
268 km or 167 mi Wenzhou
$968
274 km or 170 mi Rui'an
$687
278 km or 173 mi Tongling
$684
279 km or 174 mi Qianshan
$658
282 km or 175 mi Wuxue
$664
289 km or 179 mi Xuancheng
$732
293 km or 182 mi Hangzhou
$882
294 km or 183 mi Fuzhou
$700
306 km or 190 mi Tongcheng
$665
307 km or 191 mi Guangde
$657
307 km or 191 mi Xinyu
$680
308 km or 191 mi Shaoxing
$745
313 km or 195 mi Linhai
$675
324 km or 201 mi Wuhu
$839
328 km or 204 mi Ji'an
$747
333 km or 207 mi Wenling
$688
340 km or 211 mi Huzhou
$720
344 km or 214 mi Daye
$671
345 km or 214 mi Huangshi
$705
350 km or 217 mi Putian
$705
358 km or 223 mi Yichun
$747
361 km or 224 mi Chaohu
$665