Cost of Living in Changchun | China

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$589
$1612
🛋️ Without rent
$369
$1206
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$220
$406
🍽️ Food
$221
$569
🚐 Transport
$74.5
$203
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$545
🏙️ Population
7.67M

The average cost of living in Changchun is $589, which is in the top 24% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7060th out of 9294 in our global list and 420th out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $545, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.9 months. Ranked 6392nd (TOP 69%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 429th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 7.67M, Changchun is the 21st largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport1 kmChangchun Air Base
😷 Air qualityBad36.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank429Jilin University
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Prices in Changchun

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$12.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.12
☕ Cappuccino
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$252
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$149
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$508
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$48.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2143
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1148

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.79
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.73
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.18
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.27
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$376
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10728

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