Chongqing vs New Orleans - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing New Orleans
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1898
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$4485
🏠 One person rent
$238
$1107
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1986
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$545
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$94
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$3651
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
88
86
😀 Quality of life
55
87
🏙️ Population
7.74M
379K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 62% less expensive than in New Orleans. Cities ranked 6369th and 1803rd ($725 vs $1898) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1670th 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 1.9 months in New Orleans. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs New Orleans ranked 45th in the United States, while ranked 5791st and 171st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs New Orleans

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Chongqing New Orleans
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$62.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$8.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4.43
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.77
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$1224
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$852
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$2195
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1630
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$180
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$63.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5024
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$2043
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$48.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$20
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$3.2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$3.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$13.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$4.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$3.08
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$4.17
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.63
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.16
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$4.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$7.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$5.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$54.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$13.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$21.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$51
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$93.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$781
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$13249

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Distance City Cost of living
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
18 km or 11 mi Kenner
$1937
46 km or 29 mi Slidell
$1894
46 km or 29 mi Mandeville
$1902
72 km or 45 mi Hammond
$1668
74 km or 46 mi Houma
$1948
109 km or 68 mi Gulfport
$1508
112 km or 70 mi Morgan
$1461
114 km or 71 mi Central
$1939
119 km or 74 mi Baton Rouge
$1834
121 km or 75 mi Biloxi
$1498
154 km or 96 mi Pascagoula
$1948
168 km or 104 mi New Iberia
$1881
168 km or 105 mi Hattiesburg
$1573
189 km or 118 mi Lafayette
$1683
203 km or 126 mi Opelousas
$1942
209 km or 130 mi Prichard
$1933
212 km or 132 mi Mobile
$1511
213 km or 133 mi Laurel
$1992
218 km or 135 mi Natchez
$1936
223 km or 139 mi Daphne
$1939
235 km or 146 mi Foley
$1938
258 km or 160 mi Pearl
$1947
259 km or 161 mi Brandon
$2036
261 km or 162 mi Jackson
$1502
266 km or 166 mi Clinton
$1945
272 km or 169 mi Alexandria
$2082
274 km or 170 mi Ridgeland
$1941
276 km or 171 mi Vicksburg
$1935
278 km or 173 mi Madison
$1937
281 km or 175 mi Pensacola
$1735
299 km or 186 mi Meridian
$1998
303 km or 188 mi Lake Charles
$1702
318 km or 198 mi Sulphur
$1938
336 km or 209 mi Fort Walton Beach
$1902
344 km or 214 mi Monroe
$1878
348 km or 216 mi Crestview
$1737
373 km or 231 mi Port Arthur
$1943
376 km or 234 mi Ruston
$1946
390 km or 243 mi Beaumont
$1878
394 km or 245 mi Greenville
$1953