Changsha vs Toronto - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Toronto
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$2286
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$5218
🏠 One person rent
$413
$1372
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$2258
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$526
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$258
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$3653
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
94
84
😀 Quality of life
54
94
🏙️ Population
10M
2.73M

The cost of living in Changsha is 64% less expensive than in Toronto. Cities ranked 5988th and 261st ($828 vs $2286) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 6th 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 1.6 months in Toronto. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Toronto ranked 3rd in Canada, while ranked 5898th and 31st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Toronto

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Changsha Toronto
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$65
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$9.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$5.68
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$3.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$1399
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$1187
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$2405
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1985
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$86.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$55.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$9852
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$7729
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$119
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$16.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.44
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$2.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.48
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$3.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$12.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$3.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$3.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.33
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$2.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$12.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$9.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$2.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$46.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$64
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$19.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$61.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$90.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$1248
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$20903

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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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$2378
23 km or 14 mi Mississauga
$2225
24 km or 15 mi Richmond Hill
$2166
26 km or 16 mi Markham
$2466
31 km or 19 mi Brampton
$1957
34 km or 21 mi Oakville
$2191
35 km or 22 mi Ajax
$2264
46 km or 28 mi Halton Hills
$1700
50 km or 31 mi Oshawa
$1649
51 km or 32 mi Burlington
$2146
54 km or 34 mi New Tecumseth
$1701
56 km or 35 mi St. Catharines
$1822
60 km or 37 mi Hamilton
$1926
65 km or 40 mi Orangeville
$1894
67 km or 41 mi Niagara Falls
$1756
71 km or 44 mi Niagara Falls
$1398
71 km or 44 mi Guelph
$1800
77 km or 48 mi Welland
$1715
81 km or 50 mi Grand Island
$1940
81 km or 51 mi Lockport
$1940
82 km or 51 mi North Tonawanda
$1948
82 km or 51 mi Cambridge
$1699
84 km or 52 mi Barrie
$1447
89 km or 56 mi Brantford
$1816
90 km or 56 mi Amherst
$1942
92 km or 57 mi Kitchener
$1693
94 km or 58 mi Waterloo
$1907
96 km or 59 mi Buffalo
$1690
100 km or 62 mi Cheektowaga
$1942
100 km or 62 mi Clarence
$1938
103 km or 64 mi West Seneca
$1945
103 km or 64 mi Orillia
$1869
105 km or 65 mi Lancaster
$1934
111 km or 69 mi Peterborough
$1799
112 km or 70 mi Hamburg
$1904
114 km or 71 mi Orchard Park
$1941
132 km or 82 mi Stratford
$1754
146 km or 91 mi Greece
$1946
146 km or 91 mi Chili
$1943
148 km or 92 mi Gates
$1947