Chengdu vs Shijiazhuang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Shijiazhuang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$576
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$1596
🏠 One person rent
$305
$193
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$355
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$235
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$71.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$1025
😷 Air quality
Bad
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
31 km
🎓 Higher education
92
71
😀 Quality of life
73
52
🏙️ Population
20.9M
10.6M

The cost of living in Chengdu is 31% more expensive than in Shijiazhuang. Cities ranked 6241st and 7577th ($752 vs $576) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 531st in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 1.8 months in Shijiazhuang. Ranked 8th vs 49th best cities to live in China, and 1437th vs 6068th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Shijiazhuang

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Chengdu Shijiazhuang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$4.12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$23.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$6.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$1.69
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$3.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$0.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$202
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$119
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$363
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$250
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$47.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$71.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$10.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
5.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$2666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$1938
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$15
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$4.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$4.03
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$10.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$0.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$0.74
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$0.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$0.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$0.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$13.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$4.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$5.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$2.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$0.97
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.79
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$36
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$6.23
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$4.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$36.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$73.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$348
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$9738

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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
29 km or 18 mi Gaocheng
$668
37 km or 23 mi Xinle
$657
46 km or 29 mi Jinzhou
$659
63 km or 39 mi Xinji
$662
67 km or 42 mi Dingzhou
$680
82 km or 51 mi Anguo
$651
84 km or 52 mi Yangquan
$685
92 km or 57 mi Shenzhou
$662
108 km or 67 mi Nangong
$658
109 km or 67 mi Xingtai
$738
109 km or 68 mi Jizhou
$649
109 km or 68 mi Hengshui
$814
125 km or 78 mi Baoding
$512
131 km or 82 mi Shahe
$657
145 km or 90 mi Hejian
$669
153 km or 95 mi Wu'an
$671
157 km or 98 mi Renqiu
$670
159 km or 99 mi Handan
$796
161 km or 100 mi Xinzhou
$719
170 km or 105 mi Linqing
$668
172 km or 107 mi Dezhou
$744
173 km or 108 mi Taiyuan
$525
174 km or 108 mi Yuanping
$655
181 km or 112 mi Botou
$660
185 km or 115 mi Gaobeidian
$663
203 km or 126 mi Bazhou
$661
206 km or 128 mi Gujiao
$641
206 km or 128 mi Zhuozhou
$651
206 km or 128 mi Cangzhou
$758
217 km or 135 mi Anyang
$678
220 km or 137 mi Liaocheng
$728
225 km or 140 mi Yucheng
$659
228 km or 142 mi Linzhou
$677
231 km or 144 mi Shuozhou
$694
232 km or 144 mi Huairen
$647
240 km or 149 mi Laoling
$665
240 km or 149 mi Changzhi
$848
249 km or 155 mi Huanghua
$659
251 km or 156 mi Datong
$794
251 km or 156 mi Langfang
$726