Chongqing vs Luoyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Luoyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$533
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$1522
🏠 One person rent
$238
$154
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$224
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$58.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$918
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
88
33
😀 Quality of life
55
47
🏙️ Population
7.74M
7.06M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 36% more expensive than in Luoyang. Cities ranked 6369th and 8038th ($725 vs $533) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 538th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.7 months in Luoyang. Ranked 28th vs 122nd best cities to live in China, and 5791st vs 6404th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Luoyang

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Chongqing Luoyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$2.58
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$18.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.82
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$5.69
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.46
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$175
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$107
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$265
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$155
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$24.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$37.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$8.92
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
4.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5137
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$3208
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$12
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$2.93
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$2.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.24
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$20.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$5.23
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$0.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.59
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$1.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$3.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$6.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$2.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$17.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$5.95
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$14.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$3.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$87.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$78.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$409
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$15456

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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

Cities near Luoyang

Distance City Cost of living
33 km or 21 mi Yanshi
$663
43 km or 27 mi Mengzhou
$651
49 km or 31 mi Jiyuan
$667
52 km or 32 mi Gongyi
$670
60 km or 37 mi Dengfeng
$667
66 km or 41 mi Ruzhou
$673
67 km or 41 mi Qinyang
$654
88 km or 55 mi Xinmi
$670
90 km or 56 mi Xingyang
$662
97 km or 60 mi Jiaozuo
$681
100 km or 62 mi Jincheng
$704
112 km or 69 mi Yuzhou
$677
113 km or 70 mi Sanmenxia
$699
113 km or 70 mi Zhengzhou
$604
123 km or 76 mi Xinzheng
$674
131 km or 81 mi Pingdingshan
$697
133 km or 82 mi Changge
$666
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
137 km or 85 mi Yuncheng
$738
142 km or 88 mi Lingbao
$663
143 km or 89 mi Houma
$641
146 km or 91 mi Xuchang
$692
151 km or 94 mi Xinxiang
$731
153 km or 95 mi Huixian
$666
170 km or 106 mi Weihui
$656
176 km or 109 mi Kaifeng
$642
179 km or 111 mi Linfen
$666
181 km or 113 mi Changzhi
$848
182 km or 113 mi Wugang
$647
183 km or 113 mi Yongji
$655
185 km or 115 mi Nanyang
$755
188 km or 117 mi Hejin
$653
189 km or 117 mi Luohe
$661
201 km or 125 mi Linzhou
$677
202 km or 126 mi Hancheng
$650
208 km or 129 mi Hebi
$689
219 km or 136 mi Changyuan
$669
222 km or 138 mi Dengzhou
$686
222 km or 138 mi Huozhou
$645
234 km or 146 mi Zhoukou
$791