Chengdu vs Edmonton - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Edmonton
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1692
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$3911
🏠 One person rent
$305
$879
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1435
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$531
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$3568
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
25 km
🎓 Higher education
92
60
😀 Quality of life
73
91
🏙️ Population
20.9M
933K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 56% less expensive than in Edmonton. Cities ranked 6241st and 2219th ($752 vs $1692) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 102nd in China and Canada, respectively. Check China vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2.1 months in Edmonton. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Edmonton ranked 7th in Canada, while ranked 1437th and 71st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Edmonton

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Chengdu Edmonton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$54.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$9.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$5.6
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$4.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$841
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$665
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1450
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1121
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$127
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$52.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
4.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$2316
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$1942
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$78.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.3
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$2.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$3.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$11.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$3.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.79
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$13.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$2.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$42
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$65.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$52.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$88.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$801
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$8055

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Cities near Chengdu

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

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 16 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
31 km or 19 mi Leduc
$1699
142 km or 88 mi Red Deer
$1553
279 km or 173 mi Calgary
$1881
297 km or 185 mi Banff
$1868
380 km or 236 mi Fort McMurray
$1758
388 km or 241 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
429 km or 267 mi Lethbridge
$1669
435 km or 270 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
483 km or 300 mi Saskatoon
$1513
515 km or 320 mi Prince Albert
$1530
565 km or 351 mi Kamloops
$1529
576 km or 358 mi Kelowna
$1774
610 km or 379 mi Prince George
$1650
616 km or 383 mi Penticton
$1801
622 km or 387 mi Sandpoint
$1556
646 km or 402 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
688 km or 428 mi Great Falls
$1902
689 km or 428 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
691 km or 430 mi Post Falls
$1941
698 km or 434 mi Regina
$1502
703 km or 437 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
711 km or 442 mi Spokane
$1886
743 km or 461 mi Missoula
$1766
752 km or 467 mi Whistler
$2493
762 km or 473 mi Chilliwack
$1872
779 km or 484 mi Helena
$1813
789 km or 491 mi Abbotsford
$1579
792 km or 492 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
796 km or 495 mi Moscow
$1344
798 km or 496 mi Coquitlam
$2071
800 km or 497 mi Pullman
$1402
804 km or 499 mi Langley
$1837
809 km or 502 mi Surrey
$1950
809 km or 503 mi Burnaby
$2209
811 km or 504 mi North Vancouver
$2084
818 km or 508 mi Vancouver
$2298
820 km or 510 mi Bellingham
$2177
821 km or 510 mi Delta
$1765
822 km or 511 mi Moses Lake
$1911