Chengdu vs Paris - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Paris
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$2095
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$4941
🏠 One person rent
$305
$1244
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$2330
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$510
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$218
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$2701
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
92
99
😀 Quality of life
73
92
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.17M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 64% less expensive than in Paris. Cities ranked 6241st and 404th ($752 vs $2095) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 2nd in China and France, respectively. Check China vs France comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1.3 months in Paris. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Paris ranked 1st in France, while ranked 1437th and 51st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Paris

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Chengdu Paris
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$14.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$56
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$6.89
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$4.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$3.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$1322
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$1050
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$2686
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1993
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$171
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$27.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
1.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$12392
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$9315
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$77.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$19.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$4.29
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$16.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$13.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$21.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$9.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$5.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$4.11
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$97.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$98.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$819
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$13052

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
5.5 km or 3.4 mi Ivry-sur-Seine
$1172
6.4 km or 4 mi Aubervilliers
$1245
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Montreuil
$1114
7 km or 4.3 mi Neuilly-sur-Seine
$2146
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Asnieres-sur-Seine
$1252
8.3 km or 5.2 mi Vitry-sur-Seine
$1250
8.4 km or 5.2 mi Boulogne-Billancourt
$1308
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Courbevoie
$1250
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Bobigny
$1142
8.7 km or 5.4 mi Saint-Denis
$1253
9.5 km or 5.9 mi La Garenne-Colombes
$1339
11 km or 7.1 mi Nanterre
$1250
12 km or 7.2 mi Creteil
$1250
12 km or 7.5 mi Rueil-Malmaison
$1340
13 km or 7.9 mi Argenteuil
$1249
13 km or 8 mi Champigny-sur-Marne
$1245
13 km or 8.1 mi Chaville
$1247
14 km or 8.5 mi Aulnay-sous-Bois
$1250
15 km or 9.4 mi Massy
$1237
17 km or 11 mi Versailles
$1406
23 km or 14 mi Guyancourt
$1233
24 km or 15 mi Acheres
$1274
32 km or 20 mi Cergy
$1217
34 km or 21 mi Savigny-le-Temple
$1305
42 km or 26 mi Melun
$1225
45 km or 28 mi Rambouillet
$1209
67 km or 42 mi Beauvais
$1205
71 km or 44 mi Compiegne
$1314
73 km or 46 mi Dreux
$1230
78 km or 49 mi Chartres
$1041
111 km or 69 mi Orleans
$941
112 km or 69 mi Rouen
$1153
115 km or 72 mi Amiens
$1150
130 km or 81 mi Reims
$1326
141 km or 88 mi Troyes
$1332
148 km or 92 mi Chalons-en-Champagne
$1212
148 km or 92 mi Auxerre
$1246
150 km or 93 mi Dieppe
$1246
158 km or 98 mi Lisieux
$1431
162 km or 101 mi Arras
$1241