Chengdu vs Rotterdam - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Rotterdam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1660
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$3905
🏠 One person rent
$305
$963
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$1535
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$414
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$170
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$3052
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
92
91
😀 Quality of life
73
92
🏙️ Population
20.9M
631K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 55% less expensive than in Rotterdam. Cities ranked 6241st and 2277th ($752 vs $1660) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 13th in China and the Netherlands, respectively. Check China vs the Netherlands comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1.8 months in Rotterdam. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Rotterdam ranked 4th in the Netherlands, while ranked 1437th and 53rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Chengdu Rotterdam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$13.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$56.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$8.86
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$4.91
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$999
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$754
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$1617
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$1234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$188
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$36.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
2.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$4859
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$3178
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$4.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$21.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$9.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.62
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$26.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$1.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$2.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.59
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$6.52
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$1.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$7.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$6.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$3.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.99
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$29.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$30.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$71.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$93.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$1569
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$9619

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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

Cities near Rotterdam

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Ridderkerk
$1582
13 km or 8 mi Delft
$1501
19 km or 12 mi Leidschendam
$1607
21 km or 13 mi The Hague
$1642
23 km or 14 mi Sliedrecht
$1584
25 km or 16 mi Scheveningen
$1589
26 km or 16 mi Leiden
$1846
27 km or 17 mi Oegstgeest
$1616
41 km or 25 mi Etten-Leur
$1555
43 km or 27 mi Breda
$1673
43 km or 27 mi Roosendaal
$1583
47 km or 29 mi Utrecht
$1723
49 km or 30 mi Bergen op Zoom
$1579
50 km or 31 mi Zandvoort
$1830
52 km or 32 mi Haarlem
$2033
54 km or 34 mi Zaltbommel
$1579
55 km or 34 mi Zeist
$1842
56 km or 35 mi Tilburg
$1554
59 km or 36 mi Amsterdam
$2160
59 km or 37 mi Hilversum
$1851
60 km or 38 mi IJmuiden
$1586
61 km or 38 mi Hoogstraten
$1302
62 km or 39 mi Goes
$1413
63 km or 39 mi 's-Hertogenbosch
$1592
66 km or 41 mi Tiel
$1558
67 km or 42 mi Huizen
$1486
72 km or 45 mi Almere
$1663
73 km or 45 mi Purmerend
$1643
74 km or 46 mi Veenendaal
$1525
74 km or 46 mi Turnhout
$1206
76 km or 47 mi Middelburg
$1569
79 km or 49 mi Antwerp
$1407
81 km or 51 mi Wageningen
$1289
82 km or 51 mi Beveren
$1350
82 km or 51 mi Ede
$1602
83 km or 52 mi Uden
$1532
84 km or 52 mi Mortsel
$1424
85 km or 53 mi Veldhoven
$1642
87 km or 54 mi Herentals
$1411
88 km or 54 mi Sint-Niklaas
$1365