Chongqing vs Kharkiv - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Kharkiv
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$454
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$1116
🏠 One person rent
$238
$226
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$398
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$143
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$33.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$382
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
88
59
😀 Quality of life
55
58
🏙️ Population
7.74M
1.43M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 60% more expensive than in Kharkiv. Cities ranked 6369th and 8583rd ($725 vs $454) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 6th in China and Ukraine, respectively. Check China vs Ukraine comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 0.8 months in Kharkiv. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Kharkiv ranked 3rd in Ukraine, while ranked 5791st and 5513th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Kharkiv

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Chongqing Kharkiv
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$3.29
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$14.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$3.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.06
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$1.08
🥤 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
$263
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$154
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$470
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$286
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$46.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$71.8
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$4.12
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
12.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1168
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$671
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$8.98
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$3.03
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.78
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$0.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$6.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.16
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$5.04
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$0.5
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.85
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.27
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$0.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$4.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$1.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$2.72
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$1.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$0.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$15.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$2.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$10
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$2.54
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$50.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$65.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$224
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$2942

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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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$581
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$423
143 km or 89 mi Sumy
$362
172 km or 107 mi Kramatorsk
$335
183 km or 114 mi Stary Oskol
$619
184 km or 115 mi Starooskolsky
$731
193 km or 120 mi Kursk
$544
195 km or 121 mi Dnipro
$528
200 km or 125 mi Sievierodonetsk
$396
203 km or 126 mi Kamianske
$399
227 km or 141 mi Kremenchuk
$367
230 km or 143 mi Horlivka
$415
249 km or 155 mi Donetsk
$316
250 km or 156 mi Makiivka
$404
253 km or 157 mi Zaporizhia
$336
275 km or 171 mi Luhansk
$436
280 km or 174 mi Voronezh
$667
306 km or 190 mi Cherkasy
$379
314 km or 195 mi Kryvyi Rih
$427
330 km or 205 mi Oryol
$585
332 km or 206 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
334 km or 207 mi Mariupol
$393
358 km or 222 mi Melitopol
$277
365 km or 227 mi Taganrog
$592
373 km or 232 mi Lipetsk
$567
384 km or 238 mi Bryansk
$702
385 km or 239 mi Chernihiv
$428
389 km or 242 mi Shakhty
$661
400 km or 249 mi Rostov-on-Don
$806
403 km or 250 mi Novocherkassk
$785
409 km or 254 mi Kyiv
$663
438 km or 272 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
455 km or 283 mi Gomel
$497
459 km or 285 mi Mykolaiv
$278
460 km or 286 mi Kherson
$364
471 km or 293 mi Tambov
$634
477 km or 296 mi Tula
$672
504 km or 313 mi Kaluga
$711
514 km or 319 mi Volgodonsk
$721
540 km or 336 mi Zhytomyr
$375