Gold Coast vs Suzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Gold Coast Suzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1776
$921
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4282
$2609
🏠 One person rent
$1000
$399
🏘️ Family rent
$1679
$673
🍽️ Food expenses
$477
$335
🚐 Transport expenses
$165
$72.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3864
$967
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
48
69
😀 Quality of life
90
69
🏙️ Population
638K
12.7M

The cost of living in Gold Coast is 93% more expensive than in Suzhou. Cities ranked 2046th and 5651st ($1776 vs $921) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 14th and 13th 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 1.1 months in Suzhou. Gold Coast ranked 6th best city to live in Australia vs Suzhou ranked 14th in China, while ranked 104th and 2741st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gold Coast vs Suzhou

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Gold Coast Suzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.6
$27.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.81
$5.58
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.59
$3.16
 Cappuccino
$3.43
$4.62
🥤 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
$532
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$780
$302
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2335
$1047
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1293
$492
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82.5
$35.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$125
$55.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.3
$15.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.69%
4.62%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9231
$5916
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6718
$1658
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$0.37
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$111
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$4.63
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$2.29
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$1.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.97
$2.67
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.02
$4.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$2.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$2.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
$1.22
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
$1.2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.57
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
$17.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.47
$0.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$23.6
$3.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.18
$14
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.06
$5.79
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.13
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49
$29.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$6.67
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45.2
$81.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.4
$8.85
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.7
$54.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$107
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1465
$608
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18118
$29097

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$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
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$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
35 km or 22 mi Kunshan
$699
40 km or 25 mi Changshu
$689
43 km or 27 mi Wuxi
$861
49 km or 31 mi Taicang
$677
63 km or 39 mi Jiaxing
$730
64 km or 40 mi Zhangjiagang
$686
69 km or 43 mi Huzhou
$720
75 km or 47 mi Jiangyin
$681
76 km or 47 mi Yixing
$678
80 km or 50 mi Nantong
$1047
82 km or 51 mi Shanghai
$1413
83 km or 52 mi Changzhou
$782
84 km or 52 mi Haimen
$673
85 km or 53 mi Jingjiang
$665
88 km or 55 mi Pudong
$759
109 km or 68 mi Liyang
$666
112 km or 70 mi Taixing
$678
114 km or 71 mi Qidong
$677
120 km or 75 mi Rugao
$682
123 km or 77 mi Guangde
$657
125 km or 78 mi Hangzhou
$882
125 km or 78 mi Danyang
$669
129 km or 80 mi Yangzhong
$649
137 km or 85 mi Hai'an
$669
145 km or 90 mi Shaoxing
$745
148 km or 92 mi Taizhou
$696
149 km or 93 mi Zhenjiang
$588
156 km or 97 mi Jurong
$664
164 km or 102 mi Yangzhou
$709
173 km or 107 mi Ningguo
$651
175 km or 109 mi Yizheng
$660
175 km or 109 mi Dongtai
$675
182 km or 113 mi Xuancheng
$732
182 km or 113 mi Ningbo
$809
194 km or 120 mi Nanjing
$817
196 km or 122 mi Xinghua
$682
198 km or 123 mi Gaoyou
$669
202 km or 125 mi Zhoushan
$680
214 km or 133 mi Wuhu
$839
216 km or 134 mi Tianchang
$661