Cost of Living in Pu'er

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$715
$1809
🛋️ Without rent
$407
$1329
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$308
$479
🍽️ Food
$254
$669
🚐 Transport
$70.1
$191
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$756
😀 Quality of life
40
🏙️ Population
2.64M

The average cost of living in Pu'er is $715, which is in the top 31% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6458th out of 9294 in our global list and 137th out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $756, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 7146th (TOP 77%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 375th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 2.64M, Pu'er is the 190th largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport 92 km Xishuangbanna Gasa Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 24.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 7900 Puer University
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Prices in Pu'er

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.65
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.72
 Cappuccino
$3.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$341
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$229
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$367
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$61.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.94%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3088
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.36
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.81
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.27
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.57
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.61
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$32.7
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$58.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$336
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11744

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