Chengdu vs Guadalajara - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Guadalajara
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$751
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1859
🏠 One person rent
$305
$336
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$637
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$280
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$65
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$724
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
92
50
😀 Quality of life
73
61
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.46M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 0.2% more expensive than in Guadalajara. Cities ranked 6241st and 6248th ($752 vs $751) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 21st in China and Mexico, respectively. Check China vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1 months in Guadalajara. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Guadalajara ranked 4th in Mexico, while ranked 1437th and 5054th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Guadalajara

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Chengdu Guadalajara
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$8.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$23.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.09
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$467
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$829
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$511
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$26.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$40.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
10.61%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$1359
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$810
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.47
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$19.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$6.82
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.09
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$5.93
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$6.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$8.68
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.33
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$2.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.47
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$31.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$4.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$41.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$68.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$188
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$4909

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$664
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$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
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Tlaquepaque
$623
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Zapopan
$759
92 km or 57 mi La Barca
$628
108 km or 67 mi Ciudad Guzman
$622
135 km or 84 mi Zamora
$638
147 km or 91 mi Autlan
$629
159 km or 99 mi San Francisco del Rincon
$627
164 km or 102 mi Colima
$529
165 km or 103 mi Lagos de Moreno
$633
173 km or 107 mi Aguascalientes
$581
180 km or 112 mi Leon
$662
185 km or 115 mi Tepic
$477
188 km or 117 mi Zacapu
$669
194 km or 120 mi Uruapan
$577
196 km or 122 mi Puerto Vallarta
$778
202 km or 125 mi Silao
$628
204 km or 127 mi Tecoman
$630
205 km or 127 mi Apatzingan
$627
207 km or 129 mi Manzanillo
$564
208 km or 129 mi Irapuato
$526
219 km or 136 mi Sayulita
$626
221 km or 137 mi Guanajuato
$817
224 km or 139 mi Salamanca
$472
237 km or 147 mi Yuriria
$629
246 km or 153 mi Zacatecas
$502
249 km or 155 mi Cortazar
$627
250 km or 155 mi Morelia
$599
264 km or 164 mi Celaya
$512
272 km or 169 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
282 km or 175 mi Fresnillo
$448
295 km or 183 mi San Luis Potosi
$743
308 km or 191 mi Queretaro
$736
326 km or 203 mi Lazaro Cardenas
$617
350 km or 218 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
352 km or 219 mi Rioverde
$457
364 km or 226 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
387 km or 241 mi Zihuatanejo
$771
396 km or 246 mi Durango
$533
416 km or 258 mi Toluca
$628
425 km or 264 mi Mazatlan
$699