Chengdu vs Kinshasa - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Kinshasa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1085
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2907
🏠 One person rent
$305
$574
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1522
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$583
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
92
30
😀 Quality of life
73
28
🏙️ Population
20.9M
11.9M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 31% less expensive than in Kinshasa. Cities ranked 6241st and 4329th ($752 vs $1085) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and the DR Congo, respectively. Check China vs the DR Congo comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.5 months in Kinshasa. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Kinshasa ranked 1st in the DR Congo, while ranked 1437th and 8700th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Kinshasa

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Chengdu Kinshasa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$3.67
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$20
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$5.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.32
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$5.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$481
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$382
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$2209
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1038
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$222
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$28.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
8.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$4607
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$2452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$76.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$3.15
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$2.22
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$4.34
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$8.64
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.07
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.88
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.03
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$2.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.85
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.36
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$87.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$4.29
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$59.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$5.81
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$36.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$44.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$143
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$1990

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$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
8 km or 5 mi Brazzaville
$560
61 km or 38 mi Kinkala
$499
114 km or 71 mi Mbanza-Ngungu
$853
197 km or 122 mi Madingou
$500
225 km or 140 mi Kayes
$500
260 km or 162 mi Gamboma
$499
261 km or 162 mi Matadi
$878
302 km or 188 mi Boma
$861
371 km or 230 mi Cabinda
$953
386 km or 240 mi Pointe-Noire
$536
396 km or 246 mi Kikwit
$865
421 km or 262 mi N'zeto
$1047
460 km or 286 mi Ambriz
$1045
551 km or 343 mi Luanda
$1230
590 km or 366 mi Mbandaka
$906
650 km or 404 mi Tshikapa
$965
809 km or 503 mi Kananga
$964
829 km or 515 mi Port-Gentil
$573
836 km or 520 mi Libreville
$612
914 km or 568 mi Lobito
$1020
924 km or 574 mi Bata
$988
937 km or 582 mi Benguela
$1066
938 km or 583 mi Mbuji-Mayi
$950
939 km or 584 mi Huambo
$1071
948 km or 589 mi Mwene-Ditu
$864
958 km or 595 mi Berberati
$481
971 km or 603 mi Luena
$1047
977 km or 607 mi Gemena
$856
995 km or 618 mi Gandajika
$854
1004 km or 624 mi Yaounde
$723
1033 km or 642 mi Bangui
$519
1075 km or 668 mi Bumba
$853
1085 km or 674 mi Sao Tome
$792
1090 km or 677 mi Trindade
$813
1121 km or 697 mi Douala
$549
1149 km or 714 mi Limbe
$370
1156 km or 718 mi Malabo
$715
1162 km or 722 mi Buea
$346
1187 km or 737 mi Kindu
$861
1191 km or 740 mi Kumba
$451