Chongqing vs San Antonio - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing San Antonio
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1773
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$4148
🏠 One person rent
$238
$1074
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1871
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$437
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$4769
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
88
83
😀 Quality of life
55
92
🏙️ Population
7.74M
1.44M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 59% less expensive than in San Antonio. Cities ranked 6369th and 2050th ($725 vs $1773) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1849th 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 2.7 months in San Antonio. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs San Antonio ranked 6th in the United States, while ranked 5791st and 50th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs San Antonio

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Chongqing San Antonio
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$48.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$8.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$4.52
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$2.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$1042
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$857
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1690
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1607
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$188
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$59.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$1483
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$37.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$8.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$2.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$7.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$5.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$44.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$865
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$12261

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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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$1947
30 km or 18 mi Cibolo
$1936
48 km or 30 mi New Braunfels
$1663
54 km or 33 mi Seguin
$1939
74 km or 46 mi San Marcos
$1738
87 km or 54 mi Kyle
$1947
93 km or 58 mi Kerrville
$1749
122 km or 76 mi Austin
$2219
136 km or 85 mi Cedar Park
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Leander
$2230
141 km or 88 mi Pflugerville
$1954
145 km or 90 mi Round Rock
$1912
157 km or 98 mi Georgetown
$1953
161 km or 100 mi Victoria
$1626
197 km or 122 mi Copperas Cove
$1948
200 km or 124 mi Harker Heights
$1940
201 km or 125 mi Killeen
$1468
210 km or 130 mi Eagle Pass
$1943
213 km or 132 mi Piedras Negras
$494
215 km or 134 mi Corpus Christi
$1514
216 km or 134 mi Temple
$1791
221 km or 137 mi Kingsville
$1945
233 km or 145 mi Del Rio
$1509
235 km or 146 mi Laredo
$1679
236 km or 147 mi Ciudad Acuna
$631
237 km or 147 mi Nuevo Laredo
$489
247 km or 153 mi Bryan
$1950
247 km or 154 mi College Station
$1622
261 km or 162 mi Rosenberg
$1946
269 km or 167 mi Waco
$1825
279 km or 174 mi Sugar Land
$1853
286 km or 178 mi Missouri
$1938
293 km or 182 mi San Angelo
$1930
300 km or 186 mi Lake Jackson
$1949
300 km or 187 mi The Woodlands
$1896
303 km or 188 mi Houston
$1955
308 km or 191 mi Spring
$1893
309 km or 192 mi Conroe
$1874
310 km or 193 mi Pearland
$1950
312 km or 194 mi Stephenville
$1998