Chongqing vs Tianjin - Cost of Living Comparison

Chongqing Tianjin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$725
$778
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2101
$2271
🏠 One person rent
$238
$340
🏘️ Family rent
$422
$788
🍽️ Food expenses
$307
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$72.9
$77.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$772
$876
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
88
91
😀 Quality of life
55
72
🏙️ Population
7.74M
13.9M

The cost of living in Chongqing is 7% less expensive than in Tianjin. Cities ranked 6369th and 6136th ($725 vs $778) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 99th and 39th in China.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Chongqing compared to 1.1 months in Tianjin. Ranked 28th vs 11th best cities to live in China, and 5791st vs 1706th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chongqing vs Tianjin

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Chongqing Tianjin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.3
$4.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.1
$29.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.54
$5.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
$1.49
 Cappuccino
$4.67
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$291
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$259
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$474
$1132
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$322
$595
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.3
$49
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.1
$74.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13
$11.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.52%
5.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$5793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1924
$3981
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.1
$16.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.08
$4.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.21
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.46
$1.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$0.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.31
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$3.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.05
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.18
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.9
$14.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.82
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.09
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
$5.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.44
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.5
$44.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.99
$7.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$61.2
$76.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.98
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$81.2
$59
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.6
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$373
$586
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22110
$9729

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$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
46 km or 29 mi Binhai
$709
60 km or 37 mi Langfang
$726
71 km or 44 mi Bazhou
$661
87 km or 54 mi Huanghua
$659
93 km or 58 mi Sanhe
$665
99 km or 61 mi Cangzhou
$758
99 km or 62 mi Tangshan
$767
107 km or 67 mi Renqiu
$670
109 km or 68 mi Beijing
$1281
111 km or 69 mi Zhuozhou
$651
117 km or 73 mi Gaobeidian
$663
124 km or 77 mi Hejian
$669
131 km or 82 mi Botou
$660
133 km or 82 mi Zunhua
$667
144 km or 90 mi Luanzhou
$658
152 km or 94 mi Baoding
$512
157 km or 98 mi Laoling
$665
160 km or 99 mi Qian'an
$666
182 km or 113 mi Anguo
$651
192 km or 119 mi Shenzhou
$662
204 km or 127 mi Dezhou
$744
205 km or 127 mi Dingzhou
$680
205 km or 128 mi Hengshui
$814
209 km or 130 mi Binzhou
$661
212 km or 132 mi Chengde
$697
218 km or 136 mi Dongying
$676
219 km or 136 mi Xinji
$662
223 km or 138 mi Qinhuangdao
$755
225 km or 140 mi Jinzhou
$659
228 km or 142 mi Jizhou
$649
237 km or 147 mi Xinle
$657
241 km or 150 mi Gaocheng
$668
242 km or 150 mi Pingquan
$653
251 km or 156 mi Yucheng
$659
255 km or 158 mi Nangong
$658
258 km or 161 mi Zouping
$667
265 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$576
271 km or 168 mi Zhangjiakou
$748
273 km or 170 mi Zibo
$549
276 km or 172 mi Jinan
$617