Chongqing vs Mersin - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Mersin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$441
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$1083
🏠 One person rent
$238
$190
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$319
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$133
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$67.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$321
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
62 km
🎓 Higher education
88
43
😀 Quality of life
55
60
🏙️ Population
7.74M
1.81M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 64% more expensive than in Mersin. Cities ranked 6369th and 8632nd ($725 vs $441) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 9th in China and Turkey, respectively. Check China vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 0.7 months in Mersin. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Mersin ranked 6th in Turkey, while ranked 5791st and 5240th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Mersin

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Chongqing Mersin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$2.51
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$11.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$3.31
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.55
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$1.4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$171
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$121
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$306
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$216
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$49.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$76.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$8.63
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
18.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2306
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$1830
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$25.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$4.53
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.07
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.31
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$3.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$7.31
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$0.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$0.93
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$0.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$0.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.36
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$6.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$1.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$1.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$0.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$0.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$0.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$12.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$3.62
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$10.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$3.06
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$38.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$69.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$222
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$2812

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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

Cities near Mersin

Distance City Cost of living
28 km or 18 mi Tarsus
$337
67 km or 42 mi Adana
$192
93 km or 58 mi Eregli
$356
106 km or 66 mi Mut
$318
109 km or 68 mi Ceyhan
$321
121 km or 75 mi Bor
$318
128 km or 80 mi Kozan
$319
130 km or 81 mi Nigde
$262
131 km or 82 mi Karaman
$364
136 km or 84 mi Iskenderun
$368
146 km or 90 mi Samandag
$320
146 km or 91 mi Kadirli
$318
148 km or 92 mi Osmaniye
$269
152 km or 95 mi Antakya
$399
170 km or 106 mi Hassa
$318
177 km or 110 mi Latakia
$395
181 km or 112 mi Islahiye
$319
182 km or 113 mi Aksaray
$326
184 km or 114 mi Reyhanli
$318
197 km or 122 mi Famagusta
$722
200 km or 124 mi Kyrenia
$754
203 km or 126 mi Nevsehir
$309
204 km or 127 mi Paralimni
$1023
205 km or 127 mi Idlib
$467
213 km or 132 mi Nicosia
$1164
223 km or 139 mi Kilis
$319
223 km or 139 mi Konya
$290
224 km or 139 mi Kahramanmaras
$298
225 km or 140 mi Dali
$930
225 km or 140 mi Talas
$320
226 km or 140 mi Aradippou
$900
227 km or 141 mi Larnaca
$1234
228 km or 142 mi Kayseri
$356
235 km or 146 mi Alanya
$400
236 km or 147 mi Aleppo
$445
248 km or 154 mi Gaziantep
$436
264 km or 164 mi Kirsehir
$316
267 km or 166 mi Hama
$481
276 km or 171 mi Limassol
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Ypsonas
$943