Changsha vs Surrey - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Surrey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1950
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$4525
🏠 One person rent
$413
$1167
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$2151
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$526
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$3738
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
94
82
😀 Quality of life
54
93
🏙️ Population
10M
518K

The cost of living in Changsha is 58% less expensive than in Surrey. Cities ranked 5988th and 751st ($828 vs $1950) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 21st in China and Canada, respectively. Check China vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Changsha compared to 1.9 months in Surrey. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Surrey ranked 4th in Canada, while ranked 5898th and 44th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Surrey

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Changsha Surrey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$55.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$8.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$5.33
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$1191
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$968
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$2479
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1820
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$83.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$70.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$9469
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$5927
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$94.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$3.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$3.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$13.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$9.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.21
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$70.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$950
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$2729

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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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10 km or 6.4 mi Burnaby
$2209
12 km or 7.4 mi Coquitlam
$2071
12 km or 7.7 mi Delta
$1765
17 km or 10 mi Langley
$1837
19 km or 12 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
20 km or 12 mi Vancouver
$2298
21 km or 13 mi Richmond
$1869
22 km or 13 mi North Vancouver
$2084
41 km or 25 mi Abbotsford
$1579
55 km or 34 mi Bellingham
$2177
65 km or 41 mi Chilliwack
$1872
79 km or 49 mi Nanaimo
$1978
87 km or 54 mi Saanich
$2126
93 km or 58 mi Victoria
$1906
93 km or 58 mi Mount Vernon
$1950
95 km or 59 mi Langford
$1705
100 km or 62 mi Oak Harbor
$1897
105 km or 65 mi Whistler
$2493
124 km or 77 mi Sequim
$1931
127 km or 79 mi Port Angeles
$1782
134 km or 84 mi Marysville
$1950
142 km or 88 mi Lake Stevens
$1938
144 km or 89 mi Everett
$2379
147 km or 91 mi Mukilteo
$1949
154 km or 96 mi Mill Creek
$1938
157 km or 98 mi Lynnwood
$1952
157 km or 98 mi Edmonds
$1950
163 km or 101 mi Shoreline
$2344
164 km or 102 mi Bothell
$2304
165 km or 102 mi Courtenay
$1671
165 km or 103 mi Kenmore
$1877
171 km or 107 mi Bainbridge Island
$2335
173 km or 108 mi Kirkland
$1944
177 km or 110 mi Redmond
$2682
179 km or 112 mi Seattle
$2734
180 km or 112 mi Bremerton
$2337
181 km or 113 mi Bellevue
$2817
185 km or 115 mi Sammamish
$1954
185 km or 115 mi Mercer Island
$1941
193 km or 120 mi Issaquah
$2420