Chengdu vs Maseru - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Maseru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$305
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$585
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$34.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$1198
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
92
15
😀 Quality of life
73
23
🏙️ Population
20.9M
331K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 27% more expensive than in Maseru. Cities ranked 6241st and 7476th ($752 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Lesotho, respectively. Check China vs Lesotho comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2 months in Maseru. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Maseru ranked 1st in Lesotho, while ranked 1437th and 8909th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chengdu Maseru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$930
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$4.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$39.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$717

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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
30 km or 19 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
61 km or 38 mi Mafeteng
$579
94 km or 58 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
125 km or 78 mi Bloemfontein
$696
165 km or 103 mi Welkom
$708
187 km or 116 mi Kroonstad
$770
272 km or 169 mi Kimberley
$785
280 km or 174 mi Mthatha
$760
283 km or 176 mi Klerksdorp
$629
286 km or 178 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
291 km or 181 mi Potchefstroom
$639
292 km or 182 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
294 km or 182 mi Komani
$761
296 km or 184 mi Vereeniging
$728
341 km or 212 mi Soweto
$897
348 km or 216 mi Durban
$827
350 km or 217 mi Johannesburg
$935
353 km or 219 mi Springs
$766
357 km or 222 mi Benoni
$821
361 km or 224 mi Sandton
$907
361 km or 225 mi Randburg
$776
366 km or 227 mi Vryheid
$835
372 km or 231 mi Bethal
$760
390 km or 242 mi Centurion
$734
394 km or 245 mi Bhisho
$783
402 km or 250 mi Pretoria
$835
406 km or 252 mi Rustenburg
$881
410 km or 255 mi East London
$800
412 km or 256 mi Brits
$763
426 km or 264 mi Mmabatho
$762
440 km or 274 mi Middelburg
$822
453 km or 281 mi Makhanda
$766
489 km or 304 mi Lobatse
$615
491 km or 305 mi Mbabane
$722
495 km or 307 mi Manzini
$733
525 km or 326 mi Kanye
$641
532 km or 330 mi Uitenhage
$579
540 km or 336 mi Gaborone
$668
547 km or 340 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
580 km or 360 mi Molepolole
$616