Chengdu vs Manaus - Cost of Living Comparison

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Chengdu Manaus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$653
$857
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1840
$2057
🏠 One person rent
$247
$405
🏘️ Family rent
$448
$681
🍽️ Food expenses
$242
$276
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.9
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$918
$530
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
93
23
😀 Quality of life
73
55
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.26M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 24% less expensive than in Manaus. Cities ranked 7177th and 6194th ($653 vs $857) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 177th and 9th in China and Brazil, respectively. Check China vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Chengdu compared to 0.6 months in Manaus. Chengdu ranked 7th best city to live in China vs Manaus ranked 14th in Brazil, while ranked 1486th and 5950th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Manaus

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Chengdu Manaus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
$5.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.6
$26.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.9
$7.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.34
$2.39
 Cappuccino
$3.73
$2.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.45
$1.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$314
$471
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$172
$257
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$616
$689
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$325
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34
$83.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$52.5
$127
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$11.7
$21.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.69%
9.91%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4068
$1601
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2064
$956
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.42
$0.91
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.1
$40.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.61
$6.81
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.01
$1.43
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.48
$1.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.04
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$2.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.9
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.16
$4.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13
$7.58
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
$2.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
$1.42
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$1.34
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.9
$8.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.66
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.89
$2.73
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.15
$4.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.04
$3.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.43
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.63
$0.74
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33
$22
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.56
$6.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22
$34.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.39
$8.03
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.2
$44.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.3
$60.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$393
$384
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18805
$5186

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Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$621
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$619
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$608
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$593
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$625
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$616
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$610
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$616
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$642
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$572
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$640
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$540
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$638
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$614
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$575
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$607
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$556
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$611
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$703
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$619
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$654
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$563
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$571
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$635
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$670
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$637
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$592
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$618
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$760
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$606
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$610
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$584
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$608
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$632
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$591
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$581
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$619
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$583
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$589
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$603

Cities near Manaus

Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$753
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$755
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$761
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$756
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$766
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$770
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$770
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$634
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$626
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$686
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$667
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$630
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$620
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$630
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$632
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$910
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$561
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$574
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$868
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$604
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$630
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$897
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$742
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$632
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$900
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$895
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$636
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$760
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1243
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$618
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1487
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$694
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1522
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$578
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$756
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$693
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$862
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$862
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$813
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$557