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Cost of Living in Tianjin | China

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$741
$2325
🛋️ Without rent
$437
$1646
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$305
$679
🍽️ Food
$237
$628
🚐 Transport
$81.2
$211
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$787
🏙️ Population
13.2M

The average cost of living in Tianjin is $741, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6089th out of 9294 in our global list and 22nd out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $787, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months. Ranked 806th (TOP 9%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 12th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 13.2M, Tianjin is the 3rd largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport12 kmTianjin Binhai International Airport
😷 Air qualityBad51.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank460Tianjin University
Cost of living in Tianjin infographic

Prices in Tianjin

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.27
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
☕ Cappuccino
$4.6
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.41

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.63
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.05
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.81

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$27.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.52
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$366
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$220
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1023
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$496
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8045
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3080

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.66
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$80.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$72
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$708
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24166

Tianjin Cost of Living comparison