Cost of Living in Lincang | China

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$644
$1715
🛋️ Without rent
$375
$1242
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$268
$473
🍽️ Food
$237
$626
🚐 Transport
$59.8
$162
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$763
🏙️ Population
2.43M

The average cost of living in Lincang is $644, which is in the top 29% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6533rd out of 9294 in our global list and 142nd out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $763, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months. Ranked 6139th (TOP 67%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 317th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 2.43M, Lincang is the 179th largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport18 kmLintsang Airfield
😷 Air qualityModerate31.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4815West Yunnan University
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Prices in Lincang

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.94
🥂 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
$1.49
☕ Cappuccino
$3.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.55

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$292
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$200
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$540
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$369
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3223
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1985

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.52
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.69
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.4
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.79
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.43
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.55

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$57
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$360
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11211