Chongqing vs Maseru - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Maseru
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$593
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$1496
🏠 One person rent
$238
$265
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$585
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$240
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$34.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$1198
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
18 km
🎓 Higher education
88
15
😀 Quality of life
55
23
🏙️ Population
7.74M
331K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 22% more expensive than in Maseru. Cities ranked 6369th and 7476th ($725 vs $593) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1st in China and Lesotho, respectively. Check China vs Lesotho comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 2 months in Maseru. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Maseru ranked 1st in Lesotho, while ranked 5791st and 8909th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Maseru

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Chongqing Maseru
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$24.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$0.92
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$1.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$159
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$776
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$409
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$36.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$56.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$46.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
9.93%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$930
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$531
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$17.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$6.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.84
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.08
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$0.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.52
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.35
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$4.38
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$2.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$5.11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.52
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$4.48
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.15
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$2.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$3.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$2.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$26
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$4.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$18.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$4.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$39.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$50.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$32.8
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$717

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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
30 km or 19 mi Teyateyaneng
$579
61 km or 38 mi Mafeteng
$579
94 km or 58 mi Butha-Buthe
$579
125 km or 78 mi Bloemfontein
$696
165 km or 103 mi Welkom
$708
187 km or 116 mi Kroonstad
$770
272 km or 169 mi Kimberley
$785
280 km or 174 mi Mthatha
$760
283 km or 176 mi Klerksdorp
$629
286 km or 178 mi Pietermaritzburg
$685
291 km or 181 mi Potchefstroom
$639
292 km or 182 mi Vanderbijlpark
$852
294 km or 182 mi Komani
$761
296 km or 184 mi Vereeniging
$728
341 km or 212 mi Soweto
$897
348 km or 216 mi Durban
$827
350 km or 217 mi Johannesburg
$935
353 km or 219 mi Springs
$766
357 km or 222 mi Benoni
$821
361 km or 224 mi Sandton
$907
361 km or 225 mi Randburg
$776
366 km or 227 mi Vryheid
$835
372 km or 231 mi Bethal
$760
390 km or 242 mi Centurion
$734
394 km or 245 mi Bhisho
$783
402 km or 250 mi Pretoria
$835
406 km or 252 mi Rustenburg
$881
410 km or 255 mi East London
$800
412 km or 256 mi Brits
$763
426 km or 264 mi Mmabatho
$762
440 km or 274 mi Middelburg
$822
453 km or 281 mi Makhanda
$766
489 km or 304 mi Lobatse
$615
491 km or 305 mi Mbabane
$722
495 km or 307 mi Manzini
$733
525 km or 326 mi Kanye
$641
532 km or 330 mi Uitenhage
$579
540 km or 336 mi Gaborone
$668
547 km or 340 mi Port Elizabeth
$905
580 km or 360 mi Molepolole
$616