Chengdu vs Nizhny Novgorod - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Nizhny Novgorod
🚶 Cost of living one person
$759
$736
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2063
$1864
🏠 One person rent
$305
$331
🏘️ Family rent
$519
$616
🍽️ Food expenses
$268
$261
🚐 Transport expenses
$97
$53.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$848
$610
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
92
48
😀 Quality of life
73
58
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.25M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 3% more expensive than in Nizhny Novgorod. Cities ranked 6348th and 6455th ($759 vs $736) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 51st and 24th in China and Russia, respectively. Check China vs Russia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.8 months in Nizhny Novgorod. Chengdu ranked 7th best city to live in China vs Nizhny Novgorod ranked 10th in Russia, while ranked 1510th and 5548th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Nizhny Novgorod

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Chengdu Nizhny Novgorod
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.81
$8.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.8
$35.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.14
$4.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.11
$1.12
 Cappuccino
$4.25
$2.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$380
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$233
$216
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$697
$694
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$402
$435
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.8
$79.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.8
$122
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.3
$7.37
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.18%
9.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3970
$2152
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2247
$1572
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.3
$28.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.35
$3.97
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
$0.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.12
$1.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.51
$0.53
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.07
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.1
$9.51
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.17
$4.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$7.89
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.03
$1.59
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$1.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.82
$0.79
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
$0.59
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.1
$7.04
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1
$0.93
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.06
$2.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$4.78
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.48
$3.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.48
$1.47
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.5
$36.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6
$4.36
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.2
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.16
$6.42
👖 Brand Jeans
$80.3
$88.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.9
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$388
$317
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20843
$5064

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Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$669
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$673
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$664
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$659
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$679
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$669
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$723
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$666
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$713
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$661
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$704
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$565
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$720
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$688
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$676
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$656
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$671
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$786
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$684
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$667
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$657
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$669
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$726
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$735
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$707
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$654
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$685
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$719
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$693
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$709
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$676
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$743
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$666
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$765
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$657
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$710
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$700

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Distance City Cost of living
36 km or 22 mi Dzerzhinsk
$583
198 km or 123 mi Ivanovo
$538
202 km or 125 mi Cheboksary
$520
223 km or 139 mi Vladimir
$611
241 km or 150 mi Yoshkar-Ola
$620
245 km or 152 mi Kostroma
$549
250 km or 155 mi Saransk
$594
290 km or 180 mi Yaroslavl
$635
323 km or 200 mi Kazan
$732
331 km or 205 mi Ryazan
$641
350 km or 217 mi Elektrostal
$655
353 km or 220 mi Penza
$525
355 km or 221 mi Ulyanovsk
$667
366 km or 227 mi Rybinsk
$700
380 km or 236 mi Balashikha
$744
386 km or 240 mi Korolyov
$822
387 km or 240 mi Lyubertsy
$626
391 km or 243 mi Mytishchi
$879
402 km or 250 mi Moscow
$1253
403 km or 250 mi Vologda
$578
410 km or 255 mi Khimki
$913
415 km or 258 mi Podolsk
$834
418 km or 260 mi Krasnogorsk
$1045
421 km or 262 mi Kirov
$580
434 km or 270 mi Tambov
$606
453 km or 281 mi Syzran
$654
466 km or 289 mi Tolyatti
$597
469 km or 291 mi Tula
$757
477 km or 297 mi Cherepovets
$505
482 km or 300 mi Obninsk
$571
492 km or 305 mi Nizhnekamsk
$703
498 km or 310 mi Tver
$632
501 km or 311 mi Lipetsk
$559
522 km or 324 mi Naberezhnye Chelny
$583
525 km or 326 mi Samara
$714
527 km or 328 mi Kaluga
$624
536 km or 333 mi Balakovo
$665
544 km or 338 mi Almetyevsk
$653
549 km or 341 mi Saratov
$634
558 km or 347 mi Engels
$656