Chengdu vs Dili - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Dili
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$504
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1210
🏠 One person rent
$305
$230
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$406
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$192
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$29.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$313
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
92
11
😀 Quality of life
73
31
🏙️ Population
20.9M
222K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 49% more expensive than in Dili. Cities ranked 6241st and 8290th ($752 vs $504) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and East Timor, respectively. Check China vs East Timor comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.6 months in Dili. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Dili ranked 1st in East Timor, while ranked 1437th and 8363rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Dili

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Chengdu Dili
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$3.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$18.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.63
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$1.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$143
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$439
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$284
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$36.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$55.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$35
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
12.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$928
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$551
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$17.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$6.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.67
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$5.67
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$4.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$0.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$6.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$3.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$19.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$4.07
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$29.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$59.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$94.5
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$2763

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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
48 km or 30 mi Ainaro
$494
62 km or 38 mi Maliana
$494
97 km or 60 mi Baucau
$493
282 km or 176 mi Kupang
$494
473 km or 294 mi Baubau
$488
607 km or 377 mi Kendari
$499
611 km or 380 mi Ambon
$551
719 km or 447 mi Darwin
$1610
754 km or 469 mi Bima
$485
779 km or 484 mi Makassar
$510
829 km or 515 mi Parepare
$485
857 km or 533 mi Palopo
$490
1040 km or 646 mi Mataram
$372
1049 km or 652 mi Gorontalo
$488
1058 km or 657 mi Ternate
$491
1061 km or 660 mi Palu
$500
1061 km or 660 mi Sorong
$493
1113 km or 692 mi Bitung
$491
1121 km or 696 mi Manado
$611
1134 km or 705 mi Ubud
$592
1139 km or 708 mi Denpasar
$562
1163 km or 722 mi Bali
$736
1265 km or 786 mi Balikpapan
$530
1273 km or 791 mi Manokwari
$485
1293 km or 804 mi Samarinda
$590
1317 km or 818 mi Bontang
$490
1324 km or 823 mi Banjarbaru
$491
1347 km or 837 mi Banjarmasin
$410
1363 km or 847 mi Probolinggo
$493
1398 km or 869 mi Pasuruan
$490
1421 km or 883 mi Surabaya
$539
1427 km or 887 mi Malang
$418
1438 km or 894 mi Batu
$490
1452 km or 902 mi Mojokerto
$471
1470 km or 913 mi Palangka Raya
$494
1478 km or 918 mi Blitar
$486
1495 km or 929 mi Kediri
$499
1550 km or 963 mi Madiun
$391
1586 km or 985 mi Tarakan
$491
1628 km or 1012 mi Surakarta
$430