Gothenburg vs Tianjin - Cost of Living Comparison

Gothenburg Tianjin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1442
$778
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3145
$2271
🏠 One person rent
$743
$340
🏘️ Family rent
$1187
$788
🍽️ Food expenses
$427
$252
🚐 Transport expenses
$146
$77.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2915
$876
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
46
91
😀 Quality of life
92
72
🏙️ Population
605K
13.9M

The cost of living in Gothenburg is 85% more expensive than in Tianjin. Cities ranked 2868th and 6136th ($1442 vs $778) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 8th and 39th 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 1.1 months in Tianjin. Gothenburg ranked 2nd best city to live in Sweden vs Tianjin ranked 11th in China, while ranked 63rd and 1706th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Gothenburg vs Tianjin

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Gothenburg Tianjin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.81
$4.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.8
$29.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.51
$5.61
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.14
$1.49
 Cappuccino
$3.86
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.89
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$839
$359
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$582
$259
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1364
$1132
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
$595
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.4
$49
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
$74.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.6
$11.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.56%
5.54%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6222
$5793
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3932
$3981
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.41
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$79.1
$16.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.3
$4.42
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.77
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
$1.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$0.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.18
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.87
$15.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.2
$3.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
$1.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.4
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$1.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.09
$1.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.94
$14.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.77
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.38
$3.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.31
$5.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.9
$4.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.74
$1.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$44.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.3
$7.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.1
$76.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.9
$3.98
👖 Brand Jeans
$87
$59
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.3
$84.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$124
$586
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3132
$9729

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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 Tianjin

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