Gold Coast vs Shenzhen - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Shenzhen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$1134
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$3065
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$599
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$1172
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$313
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$1625
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
48
95
😀 Quality of life
90
80
🏙️ Population
638K
17.5M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 57% more expensive than in Shenzhen. Cities ranked 2046th and 4211th ($1776 vs $1134) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 8th 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 Shenzhen. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Shenzhen ranked 3rd in China, while ranked 104th and 355th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Shenzhen

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Gold Coast Shenzhen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5.45
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$33
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.52
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$4.61
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.49
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1207
$755
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$479
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1602
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$951
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$48.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$73.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$19092
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$8314
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$34.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$5.36
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$1.94
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$17.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$5.24
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$16.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.14
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.59
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$1.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$0.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$4.48
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$5.71
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.93
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$42.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$7.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$64.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$9.57
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$72.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$86.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$629
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$26673

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77 km or 48 mi Ipswich
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114 km or 71 mi Caboolture
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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
28 km or 17 mi Kowloon
$2352
30 km or 19 mi Hong Kong
$2822
58 km or 36 mi Zhuhai
$675
65 km or 40 mi Dongguan
$787
66 km or 41 mi Macau
$1613
72 km or 45 mi Zhongshan
$663
74 km or 46 mi Huizhou
$763
100 km or 62 mi Jiangmen
$711
105 km or 65 mi Guangzhou
$995
112 km or 69 mi Foshan
$641
134 km or 83 mi Shanwei
$710
142 km or 88 mi Kaiping
$665
150 km or 93 mi Heyuan
$696
164 km or 102 mi Qingyuan
$733
174 km or 108 mi Zhaoqing
$707
212 km or 131 mi Yunfu
$763
228 km or 142 mi Yangjiang
$719
233 km or 145 mi Puning
$700
256 km or 159 mi Shaoguan
$688
262 km or 163 mi Jieyang
$747
286 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1051
288 km or 179 mi Meizhou
$775
292 km or 182 mi Chaozhou
$648
299 km or 186 mi Wuzhou
$727
303 km or 188 mi Lianzhou
$651
330 km or 205 mi Hezhou
$701
337 km or 209 mi Gaozhou
$686
337 km or 210 mi Maoming
$537
377 km or 234 mi Ganzhou
$792
378 km or 235 mi Chenzhou
$815
401 km or 249 mi Yulin
$753
405 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$667
415 km or 258 mi Longyan
$691
428 km or 266 mi Zhangzhou
$751
460 km or 286 mi Guigang
$673
464 km or 288 mi Xiamen
$828
477 km or 297 mi Haikou
$608
485 km or 301 mi Kinmen
$828
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$539
502 km or 312 mi Yongzhou
$751