Chengdu vs Harare - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Harare
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$882
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2429
🏠 One person rent
$305
$360
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$824
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$306
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$271
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
92
36
😀 Quality of life
73
47
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.15M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 15% less expensive than in Harare. Cities ranked 6241st and 5800th ($752 vs $882) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Zimbabwe, respectively. Check China vs Zimbabwe comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.3 months in Harare. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Harare ranked 1st in Zimbabwe, while ranked 1437th and 6425th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Harare

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Chengdu Harare
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$8.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$39.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$2.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.77
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$238
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$207
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$752
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$41.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$64
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$105
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
14.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$1334
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$1514
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$30.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$19.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.47
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$8.03
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$4.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.65
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$7.03
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$5.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$9.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$36.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$7.05
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$37.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$18.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$40.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$287
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$8475

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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
18 km or 11 mi Chitungwiza
$784
66 km or 41 mi Marondera
$714
105 km or 65 mi Chinhoyi
$752
133 km or 83 mi Kadoma
$677
165 km or 103 mi Kwekwe
$763
213 km or 132 mi Mutare
$760
223 km or 138 mi Gweru
$754
251 km or 156 mi Masvingo
$825
291 km or 181 mi Chimoio
$1028
328 km or 204 mi Tete
$989
369 km or 229 mi Bulawayo
$775
399 km or 248 mi Lusaka
$732
447 km or 278 mi Choma
$1136
458 km or 284 mi Beira
$990
478 km or 297 mi Blantyre
$542
498 km or 309 mi Kapiri Mposhi
$1168
510 km or 317 mi Ntcheu
$550
514 km or 319 mi Mulanje
$558
518 km or 322 mi Lilongwe
$579
525 km or 326 mi Francistown
$544
531 km or 330 mi Zomba
$558
549 km or 341 mi Livingstone
$1152
584 km or 363 mi Mangochi
$551
588 km or 365 mi Monkey Bay
$556
599 km or 372 mi Ndola
$1233
618 km or 384 mi Quelimane
$1023
635 km or 394 mi Kitwe
$1228
659 km or 409 mi Mufulira
$1724
665 km or 413 mi Palapye
$506
679 km or 422 mi Serowe
$527
680 km or 422 mi Chingola
$1117
714 km or 444 mi Mzimba
$551
734 km or 456 mi Mahalapye
$544
775 km or 482 mi Mansa
$1151
778 km or 484 mi Mzuzu
$546
786 km or 489 mi Lubumbashi
$1009
847 km or 526 mi Xai-Xai
$1114
847 km or 526 mi Kasama
$1156
892 km or 554 mi Likasi
$890
898 km or 558 mi Middelburg
$822