Chongqing vs Douala - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Douala
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$549
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$1601
🏠 One person rent
$238
$201
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$526
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$249
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$39.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$181
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
88
21
😀 Quality of life
55
38
🏙️ Population
7.74M
2.45M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 32% more expensive than in Douala. Cities ranked 6369th and 7921st ($725 vs $549) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 2nd in China and Cameroon, respectively. Check China vs Cameroon comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 0.3 months in Douala. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Douala ranked 1st in Cameroon, while ranked 5791st and 7487th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Douala

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Chongqing Douala
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$3.89
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$31.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$3.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.1
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$0.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$188
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$90.3
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$748
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$326
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$47.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$72.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$43.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
9.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$465
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$3.87
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$3.51
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.99
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$2.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$0.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$17.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$5.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$4.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$3.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.16
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.82
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$2.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$5.41
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$2.12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$29.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$7.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$19.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$7.17
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$24.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$48.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$1632

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$650
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$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

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Distance City Cost of living
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$346
54 km or 33 mi Limbe
$370
71 km or 44 mi Kumba
$451
108 km or 67 mi Malabo
$715
176 km or 110 mi Bafoussam
$488
182 km or 113 mi Calabar
$655
203 km or 126 mi Yaounde
$723
216 km or 134 mi Bamenda
$387
245 km or 152 mi Bata
$988
285 km or 177 mi Aba
$659
296 km or 184 mi Umuahia
$755
309 km or 192 mi Port Harcourt
$854
336 km or 209 mi Owerri
$1669
361 km or 224 mi Enugu
$938
377 km or 234 mi Awka
$748
400 km or 248 mi Onitsha
$501
408 km or 253 mi Libreville
$612
467 km or 290 mi Warri
$518
518 km or 322 mi Benin
$924
529 km or 328 mi Sao Tome
$792
536 km or 333 mi Trindade
$813
540 km or 335 mi Port-Gentil
$573
563 km or 350 mi Ngaoundere
$426
573 km or 356 mi Owo
$745
608 km or 378 mi Abuja
$1305
612 km or 381 mi Akure
$662
635 km or 395 mi Ado Ekiti
$848
660 km or 410 mi Jos
$780
675 km or 419 mi Berberati
$481
683 km or 425 mi Ife
$774
697 km or 433 mi Bauchi
$567
702 km or 436 mi Osogbo
$548
709 km or 441 mi Minna
$669
712 km or 443 mi Garoua
$459
740 km or 460 mi Ibadan
$941
747 km or 464 mi Lagos
$1417
754 km or 469 mi Ilorin
$753
762 km or 473 mi Kaduna
$649
764 km or 475 mi Oyo
$646
783 km or 486 mi Abeokuta
$1274