Chongqing vs Dongguan - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Dongguan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$787
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$2015
🏠 One person rent
$238
$287
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$429
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$251
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$883
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
46 km
🎓 Higher education
88
68
😀 Quality of life
55
56
🏙️ Population
7.74M
10.5M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 8% less expensive than in Dongguan. Cities ranked 6369th and 6108th ($725 vs $787) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 34th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.1 months in Dongguan. Ranked 28th vs 24th best cities to live in China, and 5791st vs 5647th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Dongguan

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Chongqing Dongguan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$3.93
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$4.88
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.74
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$219
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$632
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$304
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$29.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$45.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$13.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5938
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$4431
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$44.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$10.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$2.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$13.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$8.65
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.59
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.97
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.13
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$2.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$5.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$5.22
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.77
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$61.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$6.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$38.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$6.02
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$53.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$83.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$443
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$11084

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97 km or 60 mi Huaying
$650
103 km or 64 mi Guang'an
$722
120 km or 75 mi Longchang
$663
127 km or 79 mi Luzhou
$737
140 km or 87 mi Suining
$720
140 km or 87 mi Neijiang
$785
145 km or 90 mi Nanchong
$677
170 km or 106 mi Zigong
$688
183 km or 113 mi Shehong
$672
191 km or 119 mi Ziyang
$710
194 km or 120 mi Renhuai
$665
201 km or 125 mi Yibin
$731
208 km or 129 mi Dazhou
$719
209 km or 130 mi Zunyi
$733
211 km or 131 mi Jianyang
$678
232 km or 144 mi Langzhong
$668
249 km or 154 mi Lichuan
$667
258 km or 160 mi Bazhong
$721
264 km or 164 mi Meishan
$714
265 km or 165 mi Chengdu
$752
266 km or 165 mi Leshan
$721
266 km or 166 mi Guanghan
$662
268 km or 167 mi Deyang
$724
272 km or 169 mi Mianyang
$566
277 km or 172 mi Bijie
$768
285 km or 177 mi Shifang
$652
292 km or 181 mi Emeishan
$652
294 km or 183 mi Pengzhou
$668
298 km or 185 mi Enshi
$670
298 km or 185 mi Mianzhu
$657
298 km or 185 mi Chongzhou
$664
300 km or 186 mi Jiangyou
$670
309 km or 192 mi Qionglai
$662
316 km or 196 mi Wanyuan
$653
320 km or 199 mi Dujiangyan
$664
327 km or 203 mi Guangyuan
$710
331 km or 206 mi Guiyang
$603
331 km or 206 mi Tongren
$717
342 km or 212 mi Ya'an
$693
342 km or 213 mi Jishou
$646

Cities near Dongguan

Distance City Cost of living
51 km or 32 mi Guangzhou
$995
65 km or 40 mi Shenzhen
$1134
66 km or 41 mi Foshan
$641
68 km or 43 mi Huizhou
$763
70 km or 44 mi Zhongshan
$663
86 km or 53 mi Jiangmen
$711
88 km or 54 mi Zhuhai
$675
93 km or 58 mi Kowloon
$2352
95 km or 59 mi Hong Kong
$2822
100 km or 62 mi Macau
$1613
100 km or 62 mi Qingyuan
$733
124 km or 77 mi Heyuan
$696
132 km or 82 mi Kaiping
$665
133 km or 83 mi Zhaoqing
$707
165 km or 103 mi Shanwei
$710
176 km or 109 mi Yunfu
$763
196 km or 122 mi Shaoguan
$688
226 km or 141 mi Yangjiang
$719
239 km or 148 mi Lianzhou
$651
249 km or 155 mi Puning
$700
253 km or 157 mi Wuzhou
$727
271 km or 168 mi Hezhou
$701
273 km or 170 mi Jieyang
$747
279 km or 173 mi Meizhou
$775
302 km or 188 mi Chaozhou
$648
303 km or 188 mi Shantou
$1051
315 km or 195 mi Chenzhou
$815
323 km or 201 mi Gaozhou
$686
329 km or 205 mi Maoming
$537
332 km or 206 mi Ganzhou
$792
372 km or 231 mi Yulin
$753
401 km or 249 mi Zhanjiang
$667
403 km or 250 mi Longyan
$691
424 km or 263 mi Guigang
$673
430 km or 267 mi Guilin
$539
430 km or 267 mi Zhangzhou
$751
437 km or 271 mi Yongzhou
$751
444 km or 276 mi Hengyang
$678
464 km or 288 mi Liuzhou
$698
467 km or 290 mi Laibin
$704