Chongqing vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$238
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$3789
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
88
61
😀 Quality of life
55
88
🏙️ Population
7.74M
760K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 55% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 6369th and 2423rd ($725 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1993rd in China and the United States, respectively. Check China vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 2.4 months in Louisville. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 5791st and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Louisville

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Chongqing Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$15481

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
6.4 km or 3.9 mi Clarksville
$1952
8 km or 4.9 mi New Albany
$1907
16 km or 10 mi Jeffersontown
$1950
46 km or 29 mi Shelbyville
$1945
50 km or 31 mi Radcliff
$1946
63 km or 39 mi Elizabethtown
$1960
78 km or 48 mi Frankfort
$1400
104 km or 65 mi Georgetown
$1910
107 km or 67 mi Columbus
$1575
111 km or 69 mi Nicholasville
$1942
113 km or 70 mi Lexington
$1761
121 km or 75 mi Bloomington
$1578
126 km or 79 mi Florence
$1627
130 km or 81 mi Independence
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Owensboro
$1549
140 km or 87 mi Franklin
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Richmond
$1469
140 km or 87 mi Winchester
$1953
140 km or 87 mi Covington
$1820
146 km or 91 mi Cincinnati
$1673
154 km or 96 mi Greenwood
$1910
154 km or 96 mi Bowling Green
$1633
159 km or 99 mi Fairfield
$1942
161 km or 100 mi Evansville
$1581
163 km or 101 mi Hamilton
$1957
164 km or 102 mi Oxford
$1948
165 km or 102 mi Somerset
$1899
167 km or 104 mi Henderson
$1943
170 km or 106 mi Plainfield
$1937
171 km or 106 mi Greenfield
$1521
172 km or 107 mi Indianapolis
$1868
173 km or 108 mi Tompkinsville
$1942
175 km or 109 mi Mason
$1941
180 km or 112 mi Lawrence
$1939
183 km or 114 mi Middletown
$1633
185 km or 115 mi Brownsburg
$1949
186 km or 116 mi Lebanon
$1919
190 km or 118 mi Richmond
$1942
190 km or 118 mi Fishers
$1949