Gold Coast vs Hefei - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Hefei
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$676
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$1664
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$257
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$396
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$253
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$79.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$958
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
32 km
🎓 Higher education
48
92
😀 Quality of life
90
53
🏙️ Population
638K
9.37M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 163% more expensive than in Hefei. Cities ranked 2046th and 6774th ($1776 vs $676) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 258th in Australia and China, respectively. Check Australia vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Gold Coast compared to 1.4 months in Hefei. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Hefei ranked 36th in China, while ranked 104th and 5955th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Hefei

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Gold Coast Hefei
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.72
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$20.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$2.51
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$175
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$485
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$270
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$43.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$67.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$15.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
5.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$4366
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$1791
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.36
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$22.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$3.76
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$1.69
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$4.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$8.51
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$1.17
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$0.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.26
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$0.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$18.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$4.79
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$3.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$0.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$67.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$5.31
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$38
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$224
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$7374

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5.6 km or 3.5 mi Southport
$1627
71 km or 44 mi Brisbane
$2056
73 km or 45 mi Byron Bay
$2199
77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
$1612
114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
$1630
138 km or 86 mi Caloundra
$1630
152 km or 94 mi Toowoomba
$1462
155 km or 97 mi Sunshine Coast
$1808
256 km or 159 mi Coffs Harbour
$1359
308 km or 192 mi Hervey Bay
$1658
323 km or 201 mi Armidale
$1677
367 km or 228 mi Bundaberg
$1482
383 km or 238 mi Port Macquarie
$1640
511 km or 318 mi Gladstone
$1603
567 km or 353 mi Newcastle
$1798
591 km or 367 mi Rockhampton
$1390
660 km or 410 mi Dubbo
$1445
669 km or 416 mi Dee Why
$1970
675 km or 419 mi Kellyville
$1656
683 km or 424 mi Blacktown
$1581
683 km or 425 mi Sydney
$2294
684 km or 425 mi Parramatta
$1896
703 km or 437 mi Bathurst
$1558
715 km or 445 mi Orange
$1661
752 km or 468 mi Wollongong
$1554
827 km or 514 mi Goulburn
$1700
904 km or 562 mi Canberra
$1792
974 km or 605 mi Wagga Wagga
$1386
988 km or 614 mi Griffith
$1629
1182 km or 734 mi Townsville
$1224
1196 km or 743 mi Shepparton
$1442
1271 km or 789 mi Mildura
$1622
1294 km or 804 mi Bendigo
$1610
1299 km or 807 mi Traralgon
$1626
1337 km or 830 mi Sunbury
$1625
1338 km or 831 mi Pakenham
$1631
1342 km or 834 mi Berwick
$1562
1344 km or 835 mi Melbourne
$1968
1344 km or 835 mi South Yarra
$1589
1344 km or 835 mi Dandenong
$1498

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Distance City Cost of living
48 km or 30 mi Chaohu
$665
73 km or 45 mi Huainan
$715
74 km or 46 mi Lu'an
$739
95 km or 59 mi Tongcheng
$665
103 km or 64 mi Ma'anshan
$702
113 km or 70 mi Tongling
$684
118 km or 73 mi Wuhu
$839
119 km or 74 mi Bengbu
$722
122 km or 76 mi Mingguang
$659
135 km or 84 mi Chizhou
$700
142 km or 88 mi Nanjing
$817
152 km or 94 mi Qianshan
$658
153 km or 95 mi Anqing
$717
173 km or 107 mi Xuancheng
$732
178 km or 110 mi Jurong
$664
180 km or 112 mi Fuyang
$782
183 km or 114 mi Yizheng
$660
186 km or 116 mi Tianchang
$661
199 km or 124 mi Suzhou
$750
209 km or 130 mi Zhenjiang
$588
211 km or 131 mi Yangzhou
$709
213 km or 132 mi Ningguo
$651
214 km or 133 mi Liyang
$666
217 km or 135 mi Danyang
$669
227 km or 141 mi Macheng
$672
228 km or 141 mi Gaoyou
$669
229 km or 142 mi Guangde
$657
237 km or 147 mi Huaibei
$702
238 km or 148 mi Jieshou
$660
242 km or 151 mi Yangzhong
$649
243 km or 151 mi Yongcheng
$681
247 km or 153 mi Yixing
$678
248 km or 154 mi Suqian
$773
251 km or 156 mi Huai'an
$736
254 km or 158 mi Changzhou
$782
256 km or 159 mi Taizhou
$696
259 km or 161 mi Huangshan
$684
260 km or 162 mi Taixing
$678
267 km or 166 mi Xuzhou
$622
268 km or 167 mi Xinghua
$682