Changsha vs Sheffield - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Sheffield
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1424
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$3665
🏠 One person rent
$413
$794
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$1528
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$387
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$119
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$2303
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
94
86
😀 Quality of life
54
89
🏙️ Population
10M
518K

The cost of living in Changsha is 42% less expensive than in Sheffield. Cities ranked 5988th and 2897th ($828 vs $1424) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 205th in China and the United Kingdom, respectively. Check China vs the United Kingdom comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.6 months in Sheffield. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Sheffield ranked 18th in the United Kingdom, while ranked 5898th and 113th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Sheffield

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Changsha Sheffield
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$13.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$7.66
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$4.84
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$760
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$583
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$1871
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1131
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$142
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$215
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$33.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
3.64%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$5927
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$5422
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$12.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.91
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.42
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$6.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$6.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$9.54
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$2.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.86
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.44
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$8.54
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$13.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$3.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$1.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$27.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$75.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$81.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$73.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$1121
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$14004

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Rotherham
$1232
19 km or 12 mi Barnsley
$1231
27 km or 17 mi Doncaster
$1198
32 km or 20 mi Mansfield
$1493
33 km or 21 mi Wakefield
$1288
35 km or 22 mi Dewsbury
$1496
36 km or 22 mi Huddersfield
$1166
38 km or 24 mi Batley
$1501
42 km or 26 mi Brighouse
$1491
44 km or 27 mi Ashton-under-Lyne
$1425
46 km or 28 mi Macclesfield
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Halifax
$1234
46 km or 29 mi Oldham
$1193
47 km or 29 mi Leeds
$1670
47 km or 29 mi Droylsden
$1495
48 km or 30 mi Leek
$1497
49 km or 31 mi Bradford
$1193
51 km or 32 mi Manchester
$1764
52 km or 32 mi Derby
$1359
52 km or 32 mi Nottingham
$1401
52 km or 33 mi Rochdale
$1035
56 km or 35 mi Salford
$1562
56 km or 35 mi Stretford
$1498
57 km or 35 mi Sale
$1508
59 km or 36 mi Altrincham
$1494
59 km or 36 mi Scunthorpe
$1216
59 km or 37 mi Bury
$1236
61 km or 38 mi Keighley
$1491
63 km or 39 mi Lincoln
$1551
64 km or 40 mi Stoke-on-Trent
$1251
65 km or 40 mi Newcastle-under-Lyme
$1314
65 km or 41 mi Burton upon Trent
$1482
67 km or 42 mi Bolton
$1167
68 km or 42 mi Harrogate
$1537
68 km or 42 mi York
$1597
68 km or 42 mi Burnley
$1129
70 km or 44 mi Loughborough
$1497
72 km or 45 mi Crewe
$1437
75 km or 47 mi Warrington
$1469
77 km or 48 mi Stafford
$1290