Chongqing vs Stockholm - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Stockholm
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$1802
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$4051
🏠 One person rent
$238
$992
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$1744
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$473
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$209
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$3150
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
88
95
😀 Quality of life
55
95
🏙️ Population
7.74M
979K

The cost of living in Chongqing is 60% less expensive than in Stockholm. Cities ranked 6369th and 2006th ($725 vs $1802) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 1st in China and Sweden, respectively. Check China vs Sweden comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.7 months in Stockholm. Chongqing ranked 28th best city to live in China vs Stockholm ranked 1st in Sweden, while ranked 5791st and 18th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Stockholm

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Chongqing Stockholm
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$11.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$63.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$8.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$6.93
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$4.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$2.34
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$1143
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$840
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$2084
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$1502
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$61.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$95.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$30.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
2.13%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$11512
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$6965
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$3.86
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$94.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$22.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$2.07
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.3
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$2.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$3.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$9.87
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$2.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$2.42
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$2.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$3.9
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$1.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$2.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$6.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$6.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$3.41
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$2.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$38.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$13.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$21.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$23
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$89.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$106
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$134
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$8453

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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
5.1 km or 3.2 mi Solna
$1797
5.2 km or 3.3 mi Lidingo
$1719
13 km or 7.9 mi Taby
$1791
16 km or 9.9 mi Sollentuna
$1266
21 km or 13 mi Tumba
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Akersberga
$1287
31 km or 19 mi Sodertalje
$1362
35 km or 22 mi Marsta
$1511
35 km or 22 mi Sigtuna
$1242
63 km or 39 mi Uppsala
$1396
87 km or 54 mi Nykoping
$924
92 km or 57 mi Eskilstuna
$1087
92 km or 57 mi Vasteras
$1359
105 km or 65 mi Sala
$1300
138 km or 86 mi Norrkoping
$1307
158 km or 98 mi Gavle
$1154
163 km or 101 mi Orebro
$1216
174 km or 108 mi Linkoping
$1328
185 km or 115 mi Ludvika
$1383
190 km or 118 mi Visby
$1199
195 km or 121 mi Borlange
$1174
195 km or 121 mi Falun
$975
253 km or 157 mi Mariestad
$1251
258 km or 161 mi Karlstad
$1135
262 km or 163 mi Raisio
$1294
264 km or 164 mi Skovde
$1296
265 km or 165 mi Turku
$1397
268 km or 167 mi Kaarina
$1300
271 km or 168 mi Mora
$996
274 km or 170 mi Vetlanda
$1271
275 km or 171 mi Rauma
$1175
281 km or 175 mi Kuressaare
$773
284 km or 177 mi Jonkoping
$1380
297 km or 184 mi Ventspils
$758
306 km or 190 mi Salo
$1329
310 km or 193 mi Raseborg
$1342
312 km or 194 mi Arvika
$1201
313 km or 195 mi Kalmar
$1077
315 km or 196 mi Pori
$1248
332 km or 206 mi Vaxjo
$1218