Chongqing vs Hamilton - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Hamilton
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1926
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$4430
🏠 One person rent
$238
$1159
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$2043
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$529
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$2978
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
88
73
😀 Quality of life
55
88
🏙️ Population
7.74M
537K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 62% less expensive than in Hamilton. Cities ranked 6369th and 1731st ($725 vs $1926) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 23rd in China and Canada, respectively. Check China vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.5 months in Hamilton. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Hamilton ranked 15th in Canada, while ranked 5791st and 155th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Hamilton

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Chongqing Hamilton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$62.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$9.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4.93
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$1125
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$988
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1855
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$63.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
4.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$4710
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$4616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$86.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$2.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$3.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$14.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$4.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$6.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$50.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$50
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$879
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$11824

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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
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Burlington
$2146
26 km or 16 mi Oakville
$2191
32 km or 20 mi Brantford
$1816
38 km or 23 mi Cambridge
$1699
42 km or 26 mi Mississauga
$2225
42 km or 26 mi Halton Hills
$1700
45 km or 28 mi Guelph
$1800
48 km or 30 mi Brampton
$1957
52 km or 32 mi St. Catharines
$1822
54 km or 34 mi Kitchener
$1693
57 km or 36 mi Waterloo
$1907
60 km or 37 mi Welland
$1715
60 km or 37 mi Toronto
$2286
67 km or 42 mi Niagara Falls
$1756
71 km or 44 mi Vaughan
$2378
71 km or 44 mi Niagara Falls
$1398
76 km or 47 mi Orangeville
$1894
78 km or 49 mi Richmond Hill
$2166
79 km or 49 mi Grand Island
$1940
85 km or 53 mi North Tonawanda
$1948
86 km or 53 mi Markham
$2466
90 km or 56 mi Stratford
$1754
92 km or 57 mi Buffalo
$1690
92 km or 57 mi Amherst
$1942
92 km or 57 mi New Tecumseth
$1701
95 km or 59 mi Ajax
$2264
97 km or 60 mi Lockport
$1940
98 km or 61 mi West Seneca
$1945
99 km or 62 mi Cheektowaga
$1942
100 km or 62 mi Hamburg
$1904
107 km or 67 mi Orchard Park
$1941
108 km or 67 mi Lancaster
$1934
108 km or 67 mi Clarence
$1938
109 km or 68 mi Oshawa
$1649
116 km or 72 mi London
$1712
127 km or 79 mi Erie
$1580
127 km or 79 mi Barrie
$1447
139 km or 86 mi Jamestown
$1948
154 km or 96 mi Orillia
$1869
169 km or 105 mi Owen Sound
$1832