Chongqing vs Memphis - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Memphis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1641
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$3770
🏠 One person rent
$238
$963
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1595
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$443
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$91.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$4518
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
88
68
😀 Quality of life
55
90
🏙️ Population
7.74M
633K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 56% less expensive than in Memphis. Cities ranked 6369th and 2346th ($725 vs $1641) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1955th 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 2.8 months in Memphis. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Memphis ranked 19th in the United States, while ranked 5791st and 105th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Memphis

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Chongqing Memphis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$51.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$7.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$5.17
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$1078
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$725
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1912
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1235
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$59.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1196
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$475
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$45.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$8.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$3.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$4.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.92
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$3.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$6.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$3.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$131
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$43.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$643
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$11954

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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
16 km or 10 mi Germantown
$1597
17 km or 10 mi Bartlett
$1941
17 km or 10 mi Southaven
$1823
19 km or 12 mi Horn Lake
$1934
19 km or 12 mi West Memphis
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Olive Branch
$1945
27 km or 17 mi Collierville
$1949
38 km or 24 mi Atoka
$1942
94 km or 58 mi Oxford
$1575
103 km or 64 mi Jonesboro
$1576
115 km or 71 mi Paragould
$1934
116 km or 72 mi Dyersburg
$1949
119 km or 74 mi Jackson
$1609
149 km or 92 mi Tupelo
$1868
161 km or 100 mi Searcy
$1934
187 km or 116 mi Poplar Bluff
$1882
187 km or 116 mi Cabot
$2319
197 km or 123 mi Jacksonville
$1938
207 km or 128 mi Sherwood
$1935
212 km or 132 mi Starkville
$1730
213 km or 132 mi Pine Bluff
$1937
213 km or 132 mi North Little Rock
$1944
213 km or 132 mi Florence
$1512
215 km or 134 mi Greenville
$1953
219 km or 136 mi Little Rock
$1670
223 km or 139 mi Murray
$1945
226 km or 140 mi Conway
$1896
230 km or 143 mi Columbus
$1946
245 km or 153 mi Benton
$1989
247 km or 153 mi Cape Girardeau
$1494
249 km or 154 mi Paducah
$1331
271 km or 168 mi Columbia
$1626
276 km or 172 mi Athens
$1946
279 km or 173 mi Decatur
$1850
283 km or 176 mi Clarksville
$1683
286 km or 178 mi Spring Hill
$1924
288 km or 179 mi Russellville
$1452
290 km or 180 mi Hot Springs
$1573
295 km or 183 mi Hopkinsville
$1943
296 km or 184 mi Franklin
$2041