Chongqing vs San Antonio - Cost of Living Comparison

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Chongqing San Antonio
🚶 Cost of living one person
$760
$2212
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2206
$5116
🏠 One person rent
$293
$1382
🏘️ Family rent
$536
$2303
🍽️ Food expenses
$287
$535
🚐 Transport expenses
$75.7
$152
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$752
$4180
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
87
81
😀 Quality of life
57
89
🏙️ Population
32.1M
1.43M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 66% less expensive than in San Antonio. Cities ranked 6539th and 1284th ($760 vs $2212) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 54th and 1153rd 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 months in Chongqing compared to 1.9 months in San Antonio. Chongqing ranked 30th best city to live in China vs San Antonio ranked 19th in the United States, while ranked 5752nd and 119th 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
$6.28
$15.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23
$66.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.29
$11.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.22
$5.34
 Cappuccino
$4.41
$5.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.43
$2.59
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$349
$1455
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$191
$1105
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$577
$2531
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$398
$1890
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.7
$132
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90
$208
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.1
$76
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
6.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5389
$9247
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1642
$4486
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.35
$2.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.8
$55.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.97
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.93
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.07
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.39
$2.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$3.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.18
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$12.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.79
$9.72
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
$4.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$3.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$1.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$1.12
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.11
$2.34
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.1
$12.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.78
$2.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.92
$7.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.1
$6.98
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.09
$5.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.96
$3.76
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.32
$1.43
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43
$52.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.46
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$57.8
$93.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.18
$16.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.7
$52.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.5
$89.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$352
$1453
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$28105
$18994

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$618
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$637
120 km or 75 mi Longchang
$654
127 km or 79 mi Luzhou
$670
140 km or 87 mi Suining
$611
140 km or 87 mi Neijiang
$703
145 km or 90 mi Nanchong
$563
170 km or 106 mi Zigong
$619
183 km or 113 mi Shehong
$575
191 km or 119 mi Ziyang
$640
194 km or 120 mi Renhuai
$581
201 km or 125 mi Yibin
$635
208 km or 129 mi Dazhou
$610
209 km or 130 mi Zunyi
$589
211 km or 131 mi Jianyang
$625
232 km or 144 mi Langzhong
$571
249 km or 154 mi Lichuan
$604
258 km or 160 mi Bazhong
$606
264 km or 164 mi Meishan
$642
265 km or 165 mi Chengdu
$653
266 km or 165 mi Leshan
$638
266 km or 166 mi Guanghan
$608
268 km or 167 mi Deyang
$610
272 km or 169 mi Mianyang
$540
277 km or 172 mi Bijie
$619
285 km or 177 mi Shifang
$593
292 km or 181 mi Emeishan
$607
294 km or 183 mi Pengzhou
$619
298 km or 185 mi Enshi
$599
298 km or 185 mi Mianzhu
$572
298 km or 185 mi Chongzhou
$621
300 km or 186 mi Jiangyou
$556
309 km or 192 mi Qionglai
$616
316 km or 196 mi Wanyuan
$583
320 km or 199 mi Dujiangyan
$616
327 km or 203 mi Guangyuan
$592
331 km or 206 mi Guiyang
$574
331 km or 206 mi Tongren
$596
342 km or 212 mi Ya'an
$614
342 km or 213 mi Jishou
$561

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$2186
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$2191
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$2221
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$2197
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$2169
87 km or 54 mi Kyle
$2205
93 km or 58 mi Kerrville
$2197
122 km or 76 mi Austin
$2612
136 km or 85 mi Cedar Park
$2205
140 km or 87 mi Leander
$2191
141 km or 88 mi Pflugerville
$2174
145 km or 90 mi Round Rock
$2102
157 km or 98 mi Georgetown
$2158
161 km or 100 mi Victoria
$2221
197 km or 122 mi Copperas Cove
$2008
200 km or 124 mi Harker Heights
$1966
201 km or 125 mi Killeen
$1862
210 km or 130 mi Eagle Pass
$1989
213 km or 132 mi Piedras Negras
$707
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$1552
216 km or 134 mi Temple
$2146
221 km or 137 mi Kingsville
$1798
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$1943
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$1810
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$785
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$594
247 km or 153 mi Bryan
$1920
247 km or 154 mi College Station
$1826
261 km or 162 mi Rosenberg
$2153
269 km or 167 mi Waco
$2080
279 km or 174 mi Sugar Land
$2180
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$2156
293 km or 182 mi San Angelo
$1978
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$2088
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$2747
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$2209
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$2135
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$1802
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$2115
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$2112