Gothenburg vs Shaoyang - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Shaoyang
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$767
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$1981
🏠 One person rent
$743
$344
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$561
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$255
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$82.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$893
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
96 km
🎓 Higher education
46
23
😀 Quality of life
92
43
🏙️ Population
605K
6.56M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 88% more expensive than in Shaoyang. Cities ranked 2868th and 6173rd ($1442 vs $767) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 47th in Sweden and China, respectively. Check Sweden vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months in Gothenburg compared to 1.2 months in Shaoyang. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Shaoyang ranked 234th in China, while ranked 63rd and 6718th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Shaoyang

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Gothenburg Shaoyang
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$21.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.71
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$396
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$268
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$683
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$443
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$36.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$56.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$13.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
5.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$4915
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$3070
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.38
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$19.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$4.44
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$4.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.23
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.31
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$0.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$5.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.67
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.59
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.68
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$36.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$6.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$35.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$5.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$58.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$84.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$404
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$15003

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Distance City Cost of living
2.8 km or 1.7 mi Molndal
$1466
58 km or 36 mi Boras
$1132
66 km or 41 mi Varberg
$1244
70 km or 44 mi Trollhattan
$1057
76 km or 47 mi Uddevalla
$1118
80 km or 50 mi Vanersborg
$1249
90 km or 56 mi Frederikshavn
$1108
126 km or 78 mi Halmstad
$1218
130 km or 81 mi Jonkoping
$1380
134 km or 83 mi Varnamo
$1154
136 km or 84 mi Skovde
$1296
142 km or 88 mi Aalborg
$1405
150 km or 93 mi Ljungby
$1319
157 km or 98 mi Mariestad
$1251
164 km or 102 mi Halden
$1571
167 km or 104 mi Angelholm
$1242
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
182 km or 113 mi Fredrikstad
$1822
186 km or 115 mi Sarpsborg
$1554
186 km or 115 mi Helsingor
$1489
186 km or 116 mi Vetlanda
$1271
187 km or 116 mi Helsingborg
$1356
191 km or 118 mi Vaxjo
$1218
191 km or 119 mi Larvik
$1899
192 km or 119 mi Sandefjord
$1683
194 km or 121 mi Hillerod
$1721
199 km or 124 mi Hassleholm
$1059
200 km or 124 mi Aarhus
$1568
202 km or 125 mi Horsholm
$1491
202 km or 126 mi Tonsberg
$1704
206 km or 128 mi Landskrona
$980
207 km or 129 mi Viborg
$1265
208 km or 129 mi Arendal
$1608
210 km or 131 mi Karlstad
$1135
212 km or 132 mi Moss
$1870
212 km or 132 mi Porsgrunn
$1640
213 km or 132 mi Horten
$1739
216 km or 134 mi Gentofte
$1486
222 km or 138 mi Skien
$1688
223 km or 138 mi Arvika
$1201

Cities near Shaoyang

Distance City Cost of living
50 km or 31 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
54 km or 34 mi Lianyuan
$682
76 km or 47 mi Loudi
$733
89 km or 55 mi Yongzhou
$751
117 km or 73 mi Hengyang
$678
151 km or 94 mi Hongjiang
$657
153 km or 95 mi Huaihua
$739
158 km or 98 mi Xiangtan
$708
160 km or 99 mi Ningxiang
$683
171 km or 107 mi Yiyang
$739
178 km or 111 mi Zhuzhou
$820
182 km or 113 mi Changsha
$828
201 km or 125 mi Changde
$770
205 km or 127 mi Liling
$676
209 km or 130 mi Jishou
$646
223 km or 138 mi Chenzhou
$815
231 km or 143 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
232 km or 144 mi Tongren
$717
239 km or 148 mi Pingxiang
$696
250 km or 155 mi Guilin
$539
269 km or 167 mi Jinshi
$643
286 km or 178 mi Yueyang
$749
287 km or 179 mi Lianzhou
$651
290 km or 180 mi Shishou
$661
294 km or 183 mi Yichun
$747
314 km or 195 mi Hezhou
$701
315 km or 196 mi Linxiang
$661
328 km or 204 mi Songzi
$669
344 km or 214 mi Shaoguan
$688
346 km or 215 mi Xinyu
$680
346 km or 215 mi Honghu
$669
347 km or 216 mi Ji'an
$747
350 km or 217 mi Yidu
$653
351 km or 218 mi Jingzhou
$693
362 km or 225 mi Chibi
$657
378 km or 235 mi Ganzhou
$792
385 km or 239 mi Liuzhou
$698
386 km or 240 mi Yichang
$724
391 km or 243 mi Enshi
$670
397 km or 246 mi Xiantao
$638