Chengdu vs Matsuyama - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Matsuyama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1129
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2680
🏠 One person rent
$305
$511
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$818
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$406
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$119
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$2429
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
92
53
😀 Quality of life
73
70
🏙️ Population
20.9M
507K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 33% less expensive than in Matsuyama. Cities ranked 6241st and 4225th ($752 vs $1129) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 39th in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2.2 months in Matsuyama. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Matsuyama ranked 532nd in Japan, while ranked 1437th and 2318th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Matsuyama

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Chengdu Matsuyama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$6.07
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$26.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$5.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.25
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$587
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$324
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$748
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$603
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$94.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$146
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$40.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
1.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$3727
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$2331
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$62.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$21.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.59
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.62
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.27
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$37.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$5.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$5.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.77
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$1.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$7.24
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.28
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.89
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$3.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.85
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$56.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$9.51
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$33.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$15.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$48.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$50.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$288
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$11293

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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

Cities near Matsuyama

Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Masaki
$1020
9.7 km or 6 mi Tobe
$1018
10 km or 6.4 mi Iyo
$1021
11 km or 6.7 mi Toon
$1018
34 km or 21 mi Imabari
$1032
39 km or 25 mi Saijo
$1023
42 km or 26 mi Ozu
$1018
50 km or 31 mi Kure
$1050
50 km or 31 mi Niihama
$1024
52 km or 32 mi Yawatahama
$1023
53 km or 33 mi Etajima
$1019
57 km or 36 mi Seiyo
$1023
58 km or 36 mi Takehara
$1019
58 km or 36 mi Kumano
$1022
63 km or 39 mi Iwakuni
$1091
63 km or 39 mi Yanai
$1025
64 km or 40 mi Kaita
$1020
65 km or 40 mi Higashihiroshima
$1046
67 km or 42 mi Otake
$1021
68 km or 42 mi Hiroshima
$1227
68 km or 42 mi Susaki
$1019
69 km or 43 mi Ino
$1022
70 km or 43 mi Hatsukaichi
$1021
70 km or 44 mi Uwajima
$1024
72 km or 44 mi Tosa
$1020
73 km or 45 mi Mihara
$1024
74 km or 46 mi Shikokuchuo
$1025
76 km or 47 mi Onomichi
$1015
77 km or 48 mi Kochi
$1054
77 km or 48 mi Hikari
$1024
85 km or 53 mi Kudamatsu
$1023
86 km or 53 mi Nankoku
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Kami
$1023
89 km or 55 mi Kan'onji
$1024
91 km or 57 mi Fukuyama
$1100
91 km or 57 mi Konan
$1021
92 km or 57 mi Shunan
$1030
92 km or 57 mi Fuchu
$1020
93 km or 57 mi Mitoyo
$1021
93 km or 58 mi Akitakata
$1019