Cost of Living in Dandong

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$629
$1494
🛋️ Without rent
$406
$1335
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$223
$159
🍽️ Food
$238
$627
🚐 Transport
$68.1
$186
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$750
😀 Quality of life
41
🏙️ Population
2.19M

The average cost of living in Dandong is $629, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7273rd out of 9294 in our global list and 521st out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $750, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 7079th (TOP 76%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 357th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 2.19M, Dandong is the 221st largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Dandong Langtou Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 27.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6745 Eastern Liaoning University
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Prices in Dandong

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.13
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.27
 Cappuccino
$4.84
🥤 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
$120
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$225
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$182
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$120
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$5.28
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2943
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1941
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.22
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.28
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.22
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.2
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$12
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.66
👖 Brand Jeans
$113
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$332
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11168

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