Chengdu vs Monrovia - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Monrovia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$525
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1276
🏠 One person rent
$305
$232
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$421
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$188
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$52.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$305
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
92
22
😀 Quality of life
73
32
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.02M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 43% more expensive than in Monrovia. Cities ranked 6241st and 8103rd ($752 vs $525) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and Liberia, respectively. Check China vs Liberia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.6 months in Monrovia. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Monrovia ranked 1st in Liberia, while ranked 1437th and 8347th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Monrovia

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Chengdu Monrovia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$2.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.64
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$1.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$224
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$145
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$471
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$35
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
12.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$1121
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$628
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$6.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$0.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.46
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$5.76
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$4.08
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$5.99
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$0.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$2.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$3.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$22.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$3.94
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$19.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$4.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$58.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$92.2
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$3000

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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
56 km or 35 mi Kakata
$483
180 km or 112 mi Kenema
$763
210 km or 131 mi Bo
$770
243 km or 151 mi Greenville
$483
260 km or 161 mi Sanniquellie
$483
262 km or 163 mi Gueckedou
$862
272 km or 169 mi Nzerekore
$867
288 km or 179 mi Yekepa
$483
361 km or 224 mi Freetown
$739
459 km or 285 mi Forecariah
$834
474 km or 295 mi Mamou
$856
479 km or 297 mi Conakry
$983
482 km or 300 mi Kankan
$860
539 km or 335 mi Gagnoa
$775
557 km or 346 mi Boffa
$833
605 km or 376 mi Divo
$772
613 km or 381 mi Yamoussoukro
$975
655 km or 407 mi Bouake
$805
669 km or 416 mi Korhogo
$778
675 km or 419 mi Bougouni
$487
719 km or 447 mi Dabou
$761
730 km or 453 mi Agboville
$767
758 km or 471 mi Abidjan
$860
769 km or 478 mi Bamako
$549
777 km or 483 mi Bafata
$557
792 km or 492 mi Grand-Bassam
$600
793 km or 493 mi Sikasso
$495
809 km or 503 mi Abengourou
$766
811 km or 504 mi Bissau
$631
811 km or 504 mi Koulikoro
$485
861 km or 535 mi Kolda
$903
885 km or 550 mi Banamba
$486
898 km or 558 mi Bobo-Dioulasso
$671
919 km or 571 mi Ziguinchor
$916
936 km or 582 mi Segou
$487
969 km or 602 mi Markala
$486
1004 km or 624 mi Brikama
$437
1008 km or 627 mi Obuasi
$571
1012 km or 629 mi Sekondi-Takoradi
$536
1014 km or 630 mi Lamin
$358