Chengdu vs Gothenburg - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Gothenburg
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1442
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$3145
🏠 One person rent
$305
$743
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1187
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$427
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$2915
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
92
46
😀 Quality of life
73
92
🏙️ Population
20.9M
605K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 48% less expensive than in Gothenburg. Cities ranked 6241st and 2868th ($752 vs $1442) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 8th in China and Sweden, respectively. Check China vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2 months in Gothenburg. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Gothenburg ranked 2nd in Sweden, while ranked 1437th and 63rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Gothenburg

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Chengdu Gothenburg
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$9.81
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$49.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$8.51
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$6.14
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$839
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$582
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1364
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$79.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$30.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
2.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$6222
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$3932
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$3.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$79.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$18.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.77
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$8.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$10.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.12
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.37
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.24
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.09
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$9.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$6.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$6.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.74
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$30.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$23.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$87
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$88.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$124
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$3132

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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 Gothenburg

Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201