Chengdu vs Santo Domingo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Santo Domingo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$953
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2327
🏠 One person rent
$305
$370
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$609
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$328
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$169
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$433
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
92
46
😀 Quality of life
73
59
🏙️ Population
20.9M
2.58M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 21% less expensive than in Santo Domingo. Cities ranked 6241st and 5507th ($752 vs $953) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 1st in China and the Dominican Republic, respectively. Check China vs the Dominican Republic comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 0.5 months in Santo Domingo. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Santo Domingo ranked 1st in the Dominican Republic, while ranked 1437th and 5310th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Santo Domingo

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Chengdu Santo Domingo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$8.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$7.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$2.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$456
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$225
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$860
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$382
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$60.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$91.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$38.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
12.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$1447
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$957
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.64
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$38.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$20.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$8.92
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$6.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$0.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$2.46
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.18
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.82
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$1.51
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$4.51
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$8.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$4.74
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$2.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$2.59
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$31.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$5.25
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$35.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$9.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$55.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$83.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$191
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$6337

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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
26 km or 16 mi San Cristobal
$721
30 km or 19 mi Boca Chica
$678
51 km or 31 mi Bani
$692
62 km or 39 mi San Pedro de Macoris
$738
70 km or 44 mi Cotui
$723
74 km or 46 mi Bonao
$553
89 km or 55 mi Azua
$788
96 km or 59 mi El Seibo
$801
98 km or 61 mi La Romana
$610
99 km or 61 mi San Francisco de Macoris
$727
100 km or 62 mi Samana
$839
101 km or 62 mi Nagua
$721
106 km or 66 mi Jarabacoa
$634
107 km or 66 mi La Vega
$538
126 km or 78 mi Higuey
$809
131 km or 81 mi Barahona
$722
138 km or 85 mi Santiago de los Caballeros
$673
146 km or 90 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$761
152 km or 94 mi Cabarete
$928
156 km or 97 mi Sosua
$871
161 km or 100 mi Punta Cana
$918
169 km or 105 mi Puerto Plata
$697
174 km or 108 mi Mao
$658
190 km or 118 mi Sabaneta
$723
213 km or 132 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
252 km or 157 mi Petion-Ville
$512
254 km or 158 mi Delmas
$505
258 km or 160 mi Port-au-Prince
$531
264 km or 164 mi Carrefour
$517
281 km or 174 mi Cap-Haitien
$499
286 km or 177 mi Aguada
$1992
289 km or 180 mi Aguadilla
$1175
292 km or 182 mi Mayaguez
$1205
293 km or 182 mi Cabo Rojo
$1023
298 km or 185 mi Isabela
$1148
304 km or 189 mi Saint-Marc
$495
304 km or 189 mi San German
$1668
307 km or 191 mi San Sebastian
$1657
312 km or 194 mi Quebradillas
$1832
313 km or 194 mi Gonaives
$507