Cost of Living in Dandong | China

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$531
$1566
🛋️ Without rent
$342
$1132
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$189
$434
🍽️ Food
$222
$589
🚐 Transport
$44.9
$122
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$711
🏙️ Population
870k

The average cost of living in Dandong is $531, which is in the top 19% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7459th out of 9294 in our global list and 525th out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $711, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 5907th (TOP 64%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 231st best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 870k, Dandong is the 307th largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport13 kmDandong Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate32 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank7170Eastern Liaoning University
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Prices in Dandong

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$1.43
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.46
☕ Cappuccino
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.59

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$167
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$128
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$476
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$334
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.9%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2495
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1637

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.14
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.95
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.99

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.55
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.03
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.28
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.71
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$54.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$324
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9778