Chongqing vs Shenyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Shenyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$614
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$2172
🏠 One person rent
$238
$221
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$723
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$243
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$66.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$867
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
88
84
😀 Quality of life
55
70
🏙️ Population
7.74M
9.07M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 18% more expensive than in Shenyang. Cities ranked 6369th and 7393rd ($725 vs $614) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 522nd in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.4 months in Shenyang. Ranked 28th vs 13th best cities to live in China, and 5791st vs 2152nd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Shenyang

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Chongqing Shenyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$2.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$22.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$4.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$0.67
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$3.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$266
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$146
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$734
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$633
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$2656
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$3799
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$11.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$3.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.5
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$14.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$2.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.85
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$9.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$0.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$3.68
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$8.07
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$7.06
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.79
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.2
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$39.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$4.82
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$4.75
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$50.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$91.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$412
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$23499

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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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Distance City Cost of living
39 km or 24 mi Fushun
$481
43 km or 27 mi Dengta
$657
54 km or 34 mi Xinmin
$664
63 km or 39 mi Tieling
$717
63 km or 39 mi Benxi
$682
63 km or 39 mi Liaoyang
$690
71 km or 44 mi Diaobingshan
$643
86 km or 53 mi Anshan
$676
96 km or 60 mi Kaiyuan
$659
120 km or 75 mi Haicheng
$682
138 km or 85 mi Beizhen
$660
149 km or 93 mi Fuxin
$697
151 km or 94 mi Dashiqiao
$667
159 km or 99 mi Fengcheng
$659
161 km or 100 mi Yingkou
$652
170 km or 106 mi Siping
$696
180 km or 112 mi Gaizhou
$667
186 km or 116 mi Liaoyuan
$680
186 km or 116 mi Linghai
$652
190 km or 118 mi Shuangliao
$654
202 km or 126 mi Meihekou
$663
204 km or 127 mi Dandong
$628
206 km or 128 mi Jinzhou
$658
206 km or 128 mi Sinuiju
$1500
220 km or 137 mi Gongzhuling
$680
221 km or 137 mi Beipiao
$658
223 km or 138 mi Tongliao
$715
223 km or 139 mi Donggang
$662
238 km or 148 mi Zhuanghe
$673
242 km or 150 mi Ji'an
$643
248 km or 154 mi Baishan
$683
249 km or 154 mi Chaoyang
$715
250 km or 155 mi Panshi
$649
251 km or 156 mi Kusong
$1472
262 km or 163 mi Xingcheng
$658
270 km or 168 mi Wafangdian
$675
274 km or 170 mi Changchun
$634
281 km or 174 mi Kanggye
$1481
288 km or 179 mi Chongju
$1467
289 km or 180 mi Linjiang
$635