Chongqing vs Detroit - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Detroit
🚶 Cost of living one person
$685
$1895
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2006
$4628
🏠 One person rent
$220
$1088
🏘️ Family rent
$393
$2143
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$561
🚐 Transport expenses
$97.9
$103
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$778
$3928
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
88
76
😀 Quality of life
70
88
🏙️ Population
7.74M
639K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 64% less expensive than in Detroit. Cities ranked 6894th and 1977th ($685 vs $1895) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 210th and 1820th in China and the United States, respectively. Check China vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 2.1 months in Detroit. Chongqing ranked 17th best city to live in China vs Detroit ranked 39th in the United States, while ranked 2507th and 159th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Detroit

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Chongqing Detroit
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21.5
$59.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.09
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.16
$4.26
 Cappuccino
$4.27
$4.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.45
$2.07
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$265
$1145
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$155
$775
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$462
$2699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$301
$1600
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31
$161
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$245
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.6
$77.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.31%
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2754
$1068
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1687
$1128
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.59
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$32.6
$59.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.24
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.06
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.44
$2.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.13
$3.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$11.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.94
$13.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$4.22
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$3.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$3.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.08
$3.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$1.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.17
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.4
$10
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.85
$1.77
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.54
$8.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.26
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.26
$4.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.42
$1.56
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36
$45.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.54
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.4
$107
💇 Haircut, simple
$8
$15.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.6
$53.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.8
$85.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$368
$448
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22014
$13581

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$735
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$720
140 km or 87 mi Neijiang
$786
145 km or 90 mi Nanchong
$657
170 km or 106 mi Zigong
$684
183 km or 113 mi Shehong
$676
191 km or 119 mi Ziyang
$704
194 km or 120 mi Renhuai
$666
201 km or 125 mi Yibin
$726
208 km or 129 mi Dazhou
$693
209 km or 130 mi Zunyi
$710
211 km or 131 mi Jianyang
$679
232 km or 144 mi Langzhong
$669
249 km or 154 mi Lichuan
$668
258 km or 160 mi Bazhong
$719
264 km or 164 mi Meishan
$713
265 km or 165 mi Chengdu
$759
266 km or 165 mi Leshan
$720
266 km or 166 mi Guanghan
$664
268 km or 167 mi Deyang
$723
272 km or 169 mi Mianyang
$565
277 km or 172 mi Bijie
$765
285 km or 177 mi Shifang
$659
292 km or 181 mi Emeishan
$656
294 km or 183 mi Pengzhou
$673
298 km or 185 mi Enshi
$669
298 km or 185 mi Mianzhu
$661
298 km or 185 mi Chongzhou
$669
300 km or 186 mi Jiangyou
$671
309 km or 192 mi Qionglai
$666
316 km or 196 mi Wanyuan
$657
320 km or 199 mi Dujiangyan
$669
327 km or 203 mi Guangyuan
$707
331 km or 206 mi Guiyang
$599
331 km or 206 mi Tongren
$718
342 km or 212 mi Ya'an
$688
342 km or 213 mi Jishou
$652

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$1750
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$2011
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$2024
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$2010
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$2013
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$2010
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$1996
17 km or 11 mi Eastpointe
$2004
18 km or 11 mi Madison Heights
$1661
18 km or 11 mi Warren
$1735
19 km or 12 mi Oak Park
$2010
19 km or 12 mi Southgate
$2016
19 km or 12 mi Royal Oak
$2025
20 km or 12 mi Dearborn Heights
$2022
21 km or 13 mi Roseville
$2023
21 km or 13 mi Taylor
$1801
21 km or 13 mi Southfield
$1943
22 km or 14 mi St. Clair Shores
$2024
22 km or 14 mi Inkster
$2015
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$2143
26 km or 16 mi Amherstburg
$1687
27 km or 17 mi Birmingham
$2011
28 km or 17 mi Sterling Heights
$1925
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$1855
29 km or 18 mi Troy
$1767
29 km or 18 mi Westland
$2028
30 km or 19 mi Clinton Township
$2031
31 km or 19 mi Romulus
$2016
32 km or 20 mi Farmington Hills
$1903
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$2025
39 km or 24 mi Novi
$1928
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$1935
42 km or 26 mi Auburn Hills
$2007
54 km or 34 mi Monroe
$1529
58 km or 36 mi Ann Arbor
$2260
71 km or 44 mi Chatham-Kent
$1620
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$1707
88 km or 54 mi Burton
$2021
88 km or 54 mi Port Huron
$1912
89 km or 55 mi Sarnia
$1476