Chengdu vs Sapporo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Sapporo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$1140
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$2862
🏠 One person rent
$305
$413
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$705
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$402
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$215
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$1940
😷 Air quality
Bad
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
92
75
😀 Quality of life
73
76
🏙️ Population
20.9M
1.96M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 34% less expensive than in Sapporo. Cities ranked 6241st and 4190th ($752 vs $1140) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 33rd in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1.7 months in Sapporo. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Sapporo ranked 139th in Japan, while ranked 1437th and 624th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Sapporo

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Chengdu Sapporo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$6.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$27.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$4.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$3.38
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.9
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$352
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$231
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$432
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$112
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$173
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$46.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$3020
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$2205
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.92
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$82.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$20.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.41
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.67
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$6.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$22.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$4.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$3.45
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$3.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$8.83
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.14
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$3.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$8.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.94
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$2.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$49.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$14.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$30.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$22.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$60
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$298
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$11140

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$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
13 km or 8.4 mi Ishikari
$1020
15 km or 9.6 mi Ebetsu
$1027
19 km or 12 mi Kitahiroshima
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Eniwa
$1020
32 km or 20 mi Otaru
$1024
36 km or 23 mi Chitose
$1021
37 km or 23 mi Iwamizawa
$1025
50 km or 31 mi Bibai
$1020
52 km or 32 mi Tomakomai
$1036
71 km or 44 mi Takikawa
$1022
75 km or 47 mi Noboribetsu
$1026
77 km or 48 mi Date
$1022
89 km or 55 mi Muroran
$1024
89 km or 55 mi Furano
$1022
93 km or 58 mi Fukagawa
$1022
100 km or 62 mi Rumoi
$1022
113 km or 70 mi Asahikawa
$1030
115 km or 72 mi Shinhidaka
$1020
141 km or 87 mi Nanae
$1020
149 km or 93 mi Hokuto
$1020
150 km or 93 mi Otofuke
$1022
151 km or 94 mi Obihiro
$1037
152 km or 95 mi Hakodate
$1060
164 km or 102 mi Makubetsu
$1019
169 km or 105 mi Nayoro
$1023
197 km or 123 mi Mutsu
$1024
216 km or 134 mi Monbetsu
$1019
220 km or 137 mi Kushiro
$1037
221 km or 137 mi Kitami
$1024
254 km or 158 mi Aomori
$1152
258 km or 160 mi Abashiri
$1024
261 km or 162 mi Wakkanai
$1021
262 km or 163 mi Goshogawara
$1021
263 km or 164 mi Tsugaru
$1024
265 km or 164 mi Misawa
$1021
273 km or 169 mi Towada
$1022
274 km or 170 mi Oirase
$1021
276 km or 172 mi Kuroishi
$1023
283 km or 176 mi Hirakawa
$1021
283 km or 176 mi Hirosaki
$1079