Chengdu vs Kingston - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Kingston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1016
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2548
🏠 One person rent
$305
$469
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$971
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$369
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$511
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
92
39
😀 Quality of life
73
58
🏙️ Population
20.9M
580K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 26% less expensive than in Kingston. Cities ranked 6241st and 5324th ($752 vs $1016) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Jamaica, respectively. Check China vs Jamaica comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.5 months in Kingston. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Kingston ranked 1st in Jamaica, while ranked 1437th and 5527th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Kingston

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Chengdu Kingston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$5.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$45.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.96
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$568
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$300
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1223
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$713
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$40.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
7.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$1659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$800
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.79
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$32.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$20.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$3.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$5.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$3.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$5.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$47.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$64.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$1529

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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
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Half Way Tree
$686
17 km or 11 mi Spanish Town
$681
31 km or 19 mi Linstead
$813
34 km or 21 mi Old Harbour
$655
42 km or 26 mi Port Antonio
$652
48 km or 30 mi May Pen
$663
76 km or 47 mi Mandeville
$592
131 km or 81 mi Montego Bay
$880
144 km or 90 mi Savanna-la-Mar
$797
251 km or 156 mi Santiago de Cuba
$1238
257 km or 160 mi Yara
$1195
263 km or 164 mi Palma Soriano
$1107
265 km or 165 mi Manzanillo
$1829
268 km or 167 mi Bayamo
$1174
293 km or 182 mi Guantanamo
$1261
329 km or 205 mi Holguin
$895
333 km or 207 mi Las Tunas
$1322
356 km or 221 mi Moa
$1723
369 km or 229 mi Anse-a-Veau
$492
395 km or 245 mi Miragoane
$492
397 km or 247 mi Camaguey
$1215
423 km or 263 mi Florida
$1204
450 km or 280 mi Saint-Marc
$495
463 km or 288 mi Gonaives
$507
468 km or 291 mi Carrefour
$517
475 km or 295 mi Port-au-Prince
$531
478 km or 297 mi Ciego de Avila
$1195
479 km or 297 mi Delmas
$505
480 km or 298 mi Petion-Ville
$512
499 km or 310 mi Moron
$1189
504 km or 313 mi George Town
$2888
520 km or 323 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1250
522 km or 324 mi Cap-Haitien
$499
544 km or 338 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
568 km or 353 mi Placetas
$1166
593 km or 369 mi Santa Clara
$1170
594 km or 369 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$761
597 km or 371 mi Sabaneta
$723
600 km or 373 mi Cienfuegos
$1136
602 km or 374 mi Barahona
$722