Chengdu vs Dusseldorf - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Dusseldorf
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1470
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$3622
🏠 One person rent
$305
$794
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1494
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$382
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$162
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$3341
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
92
92
😀 Quality of life
73
96
🏙️ Population
20.9M
646K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 49% less expensive than in Dusseldorf. Cities ranked 6241st and 2808th ($752 vs $1470) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 17th in China and Germany, respectively. Check China vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2.3 months in Dusseldorf. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Dusseldorf ranked 1st in Germany, while ranked 1437th and 12th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Dusseldorf

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Chengdu Dusseldorf
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$48.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$9.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$4.25
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$842
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$599
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1525
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1227
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$177
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$30.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
1.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$6731
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$5602
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$3.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$82.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$21.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$2.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$15.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.03
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.31
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$7.36
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$0.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$6.46
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$6.65
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$32.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$60.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$17.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$82.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$92.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$300
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$18425

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Distance City Cost of living
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

Cities near Dusseldorf

Distance City Cost of living
6.5 km or 4 mi Neuss
$1281
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Ratingen
$1215
9.9 km or 6.2 mi Erkrath
$1221
10 km or 6.3 mi Kaarst
$1217
13 km or 8.3 mi Hilden
$1218
14 km or 8.5 mi Mettmann
$1218
16 km or 9.8 mi Dormagen
$1220
16 km or 9.9 mi Willich
$1218
17 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
17 km or 11 mi Haan
$1215
17 km or 11 mi Heiligenhaus
$1216
18 km or 11 mi Langenfeld
$1217
18 km or 11 mi Krefeld
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Korschenbroich
$1219
19 km or 12 mi Wulfrath
$1215
20 km or 13 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Leichlingen
$1219
22 km or 14 mi Tonisvorst
$1213
22 km or 14 mi Velbert
$1216
22 km or 14 mi Duisburg
$1001
23 km or 14 mi Solingen
$969
23 km or 14 mi Mulheim
$1233
24 km or 15 mi Monchengladbach
$1256
26 km or 16 mi Pulheim
$1219
26 km or 16 mi Leverkusen
$1474
27 km or 17 mi Viersen
$1220
27 km or 17 mi Oberhausen
$1498
27 km or 17 mi Moers
$1186
28 km or 17 mi Neukirchen-Vluyn
$1216
28 km or 17 mi Wuppertal
$1076
29 km or 18 mi Kempen
$1215
29 km or 18 mi Remscheid
$1209
30 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
30 km or 18 mi Essen
$1102
31 km or 19 mi Bergheim
$1138
32 km or 20 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
34 km or 21 mi Bottrop
$1197
34 km or 21 mi Kamp-Lintfort
$1214
34 km or 21 mi Hattingen
$1217
35 km or 22 mi Cologne
$1502