Chongqing vs Palermo - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Palermo
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$984
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$2420
🏠 One person rent
$238
$432
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$695
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$331
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$95.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$1308
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
4 km
🎓 Higher education
88
19
😀 Quality of life
55
76
🏙️ Population
7.74M
668K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 26% less expensive than in Palermo. Cities ranked 6369th and 5416th ($725 vs $984) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 126th in China and Italy, respectively. Check China vs Italy comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.3 months in Palermo. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Palermo ranked 20th in Italy, while ranked 5791st and 594th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Palermo

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Chongqing Palermo
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$8.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$39.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$8.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$1.48
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$1.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$443
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$297
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$718
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$78.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$26.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
2.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$1666
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$1293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$39.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$12.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.27
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.28
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$8.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.8
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$5.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$5.63
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$9.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$2.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.76
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$7.86
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$80.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$76.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$93.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$306
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$8480

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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
75 km or 46 mi Trapani
$909
89 km or 55 mi Marsala
$1106
91 km or 57 mi Agrigento
$954
140 km or 87 mi Niscemi
$1103
140 km or 87 mi Gela
$987
166 km or 103 mi Catania
$1055
179 km or 111 mi Ragusa
$873
192 km or 119 mi Messina
$822
200 km or 124 mi Reggio Calabria
$848
206 km or 128 mi Syracuse
$908
246 km or 153 mi Vibo Valentia
$1107
258 km or 160 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1139
263 km or 163 mi Naxxar
$1250
264 km or 164 mi Mosta
$1170
265 km or 164 mi San Gwann
$1333
265 km or 165 mi Sliema
$1405
265 km or 165 mi Birkirkara
$1388
266 km or 165 mi Gzira
$1531
267 km or 166 mi Valletta
$1534
270 km or 168 mi Zabbar
$1032
272 km or 169 mi Marsaskala
$1242
273 km or 169 mi Lamezia Terme
$993
283 km or 176 mi Cosenza
$967
294 km or 183 mi Catanzaro
$990
297 km or 185 mi Nabeul
$372
300 km or 186 mi Amalfi
$1162
301 km or 187 mi La Marsa
$492
303 km or 188 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1099
309 km or 192 mi Salerno
$1112
312 km or 194 mi Naples
$1085
312 km or 194 mi Aryanah
$426
317 km or 197 mi Tunis
$489
321 km or 199 mi Bizerte
$384
321 km or 200 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1112
324 km or 201 mi Frattamaggiore
$897
335 km or 208 mi Avellino
$906
338 km or 210 mi Aversa
$971
339 km or 210 mi Caserta
$1043
339 km or 210 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1095
344 km or 214 mi Crotone
$1157