Cost of Living in Xi'an

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$644
$1752
🛋️ Without rent
$386
$1258
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$259
$495
🍽️ Food
$244
$640
🚐 Transport
$70.9
$193
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$806
😀 Quality of life
66
🏙️ Population
5.74M

The average cost of living in Xi'an is $644, which is in the top 25% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6931st out of 9294 in our global list and 442nd out of 544 in China.

The median after-tax salary is $806, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 3556th (TOP 38%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 18th best city to live in China. With an estimated population of 5.74M, Xi'an is the 61st largest city in China.

✈️ Closest airport24 kmXi'an Xiguan Airport
😷 Air qualityBad49.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank295Xi'an Jiaotong University
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Prices in Xi'an

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.77
 Cappuccino
$4.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$583
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$384
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$55.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3023
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1882
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.84
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.86
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.88
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.6
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.39
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$19
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.84
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$379
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10463

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