Chongqing vs Kingston - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Kingston
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1016
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$2548
🏠 One person rent
$238
$469
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$971
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$369
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$102
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$511
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
88
39
😀 Quality of life
55
58
🏙️ Population
7.74M
580K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 29% less expensive than in Kingston. Cities ranked 6369th and 5324th ($725 vs $1016) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1st in China and Jamaica, respectively. Check China vs Jamaica comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 0.5 months in Kingston. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Kingston ranked 1st in Jamaica, while ranked 5791st and 5527th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Kingston

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Chongqing Kingston
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$5.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$45.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$6.44
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.96
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$3.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$568
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$300
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1223
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$713
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$74.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$115
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$40.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
7.97%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1659
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$800
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.79
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$32.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$20.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.31
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$3.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$5.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$6.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$4.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.05
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.86
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.72
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$5.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$3.19
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.63
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$47.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$9.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$21.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$27.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$64.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$1529

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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
4.4 km or 2.7 mi Half Way Tree
$686
17 km or 11 mi Spanish Town
$681
31 km or 19 mi Linstead
$813
34 km or 21 mi Old Harbour
$655
42 km or 26 mi Port Antonio
$652
48 km or 30 mi May Pen
$663
76 km or 47 mi Mandeville
$592
131 km or 81 mi Montego Bay
$880
144 km or 90 mi Savanna-la-Mar
$797
251 km or 156 mi Santiago de Cuba
$1238
257 km or 160 mi Yara
$1195
263 km or 164 mi Palma Soriano
$1107
265 km or 165 mi Manzanillo
$1829
268 km or 167 mi Bayamo
$1174
293 km or 182 mi Guantanamo
$1261
329 km or 205 mi Holguin
$895
333 km or 207 mi Las Tunas
$1322
356 km or 221 mi Moa
$1723
369 km or 229 mi Anse-a-Veau
$492
395 km or 245 mi Miragoane
$492
397 km or 247 mi Camaguey
$1215
423 km or 263 mi Florida
$1204
450 km or 280 mi Saint-Marc
$495
463 km or 288 mi Gonaives
$507
468 km or 291 mi Carrefour
$517
475 km or 295 mi Port-au-Prince
$531
478 km or 297 mi Ciego de Avila
$1195
479 km or 297 mi Delmas
$505
480 km or 298 mi Petion-Ville
$512
499 km or 310 mi Moron
$1189
504 km or 313 mi George Town
$2888
520 km or 323 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1250
522 km or 324 mi Cap-Haitien
$499
544 km or 338 mi Cerca-la-Source
$493
568 km or 353 mi Placetas
$1166
593 km or 369 mi Santa Clara
$1170
594 km or 369 mi San Juan de la Maguana
$761
597 km or 371 mi Sabaneta
$723
600 km or 373 mi Cienfuegos
$1136
602 km or 374 mi Barahona
$722