Cost of Living in Hefei

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$692
$1697
🛋️ Without rent
$426
$1291
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$266
$407
🍽️ Food
$256
$665
🚐 Transport
$81
$216
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$844
😀 Quality of life
53
🏙️ Population
9.37M

The average cost of living in Hefei is $692, which is in the top 29% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6617th out of 9294 in our global list and 206th out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $844, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 5981st (TOP 64%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 39th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 9.37M, Hefei is the 25th largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport 32 km Hefei Xinqiao International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 32.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 220 University of Science and Technology of China
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Prices in Hefei

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.09
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.79
 Cappuccino
$4.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$299
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$495
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$279
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$68.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4389
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1363
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.04
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.54
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.21
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.23
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$68.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$39
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.77
👖 Brand Jeans
$48.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$228
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7566

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