Chengdu vs Davao - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Davao
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$598
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1464
🏠 One person rent
$305
$283
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$469
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$215
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$39.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$272
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
92
36
😀 Quality of life
73
59
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.78M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 26% more expensive than in Davao. Cities ranked 6241st and 7460th ($752 vs $598) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 18th in China and the Philippines, respectively. Check China vs the Philippines comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.5 months in Davao. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Davao ranked 4th in the Philippines, while ranked 1437th and 5279th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chengdu Davao
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$3.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$20.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$2.76
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.17
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$2.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$164
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$610
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$60.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$92.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$37
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
7.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$2459
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$1275
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$11
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$2.64
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.64
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$4.62
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$3.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.25
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.17
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.71
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$8.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.19
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.86
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.53
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$36.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$4.26
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$8.99
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$2.79
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$51.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$72.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$254
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$7272

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38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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Distance City Cost of living
28 km or 17 mi Panabo
$549
45 km or 28 mi Digos
$547
48 km or 30 mi Tagum
$527
104 km or 65 mi Koronadal
$514
109 km or 68 mi Valencia
$550
111 km or 69 mi Polomolok
$526
116 km or 72 mi General Santos
$469
132 km or 82 mi Malaybalay
$520
150 km or 93 mi Cotabato
$434
177 km or 110 mi Marawi
$390
189 km or 118 mi Cagayan de Oro
$541
197 km or 123 mi Iligan
$510
210 km or 130 mi Butuan
$451
254 km or 158 mi Pagadian
$458
302 km or 188 mi Surigao
$576
315 km or 196 mi Siargao
$541
388 km or 241 mi Zamboanga
$540
403 km or 250 mi Lapu-Lapu
$639
404 km or 251 mi Talisay
$483
405 km or 252 mi Cebu
$685
407 km or 253 mi Mandaue
$629
427 km or 265 mi Toledo
$474
446 km or 277 mi Kabankalan
$549
452 km or 281 mi Ormoc
$580
469 km or 292 mi Tacloban
$544
491 km or 305 mi Bago
$536
496 km or 308 mi Bacolod
$546
500 km or 311 mi Cadiz
$523
525 km or 326 mi Iloilo
$495
567 km or 352 mi Calbayog
$412
592 km or 368 mi Roxas
$534
625 km or 389 mi Manado
$611
626 km or 389 mi Bitung
$491
679 km or 422 mi Boracay
$972
679 km or 422 mi Sorsogon
$445
705 km or 438 mi Legazpi
$541
726 km or 451 mi Ternate
$491
775 km or 482 mi Naga
$489
778 km or 484 mi Gorontalo
$488
810 km or 504 mi Puerto Princesa
$530