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Cost of Living in Suzhou | Jiangsu

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$890
$2469
🛋️ Without rent
$502
$1815
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$389
$655
🍽️ Food
$325
$895
🚐 Transport
$68.3
$190
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$983
🏙️ Population
10.5M

The average cost of living in Suzhou is $890, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5699th out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $983, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 1004th (TOP 11%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 10.5M, Suzhou is the 11th largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport21 kmSuzhou Guangfu Airport
😷 Air qualityBad37.5 µg/m³
Cost of living in Suzhou infographic

Prices in Suzhou

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.23
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$28
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.64
☕ Cappuccino
$4.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.14
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.54
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$515
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$303
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$917
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$515
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$14
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5180
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3143

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$78.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.94
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$557
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22572

Suzhou Cost of Living comparison