Cost of Living in Putian | China

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$683
$1856
🛋️ Without rent
$401
$1355
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$282
$500
🍽️ Food
$265
$698
🚐 Transport
$60.4
$163
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$776
🏙️ Population
3.19M

The average cost of living in Putian is $683, which is in the top 31% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6347th out of 9294 in our global list and 72nd out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $776, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 5091st (TOP 55%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 77th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 3.19M, Putian is the 142nd largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport48 kmLongtian/Lung-T'ien Air Base
😷 Air qualityModerate23.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank10170Putian University
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Prices in Putian

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.85
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1
☕ Cappuccino
$3.85
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$304
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$569
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$383
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3514
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.64
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.31
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.71
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.48
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$430
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14368