Guangzhou vs Munich - Cost of Living Comparison

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Guangzhou Munich
🚶 Cost of living one person
$742
$2188
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2255
$5197
🏠 One person rent
$333
$1327
🏘️ Family rent
$834
$2400
🍽️ Food expenses
$262
$507
🚐 Transport expenses
$70.6
$203
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1117
$3867
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
23 km
🎓 Higher education
97
91
😀 Quality of life
75
94
🏙️ Population
18.7M
1.49M

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 66% less expensive than in Munich. Cities ranked 6607th and 1315th ($742 vs $2188) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 54th and 1st in China and Germany, respectively. Check China vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Guangzhou compared to 1.8 months in Munich. Guangzhou ranked 6th best city to live in China vs Munich ranked 9th in Germany, while ranked 955th and 48th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guangzhou vs Munich

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Guangzhou Munich
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.17
$14.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.8
$68
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.84
$11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.83
$4.78
 Cappuccino
$3.46
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$3.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$380
$1411
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$259
$1028
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1120
$2472
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$676
$1982
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.2
$177
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.2
$276
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$12.5
$45.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.66%
3.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10173
$11808
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4278
$8614
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.28
$4.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.5
$53
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.51
$24.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
$2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.01
$1.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.87
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.62
$3.72
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
$14.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$13.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.4
$17.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$2.65
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.89
$2.58
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$2.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$2
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$2.08
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.4
$0.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.16
$1.72
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.9
$6.31
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.89
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.89
$8.57
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.23
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.55
$3.43
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.34
$1.27
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.42
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.3
$45.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.94
$14.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.2
$74.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.8
$18.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.5
$95.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.6
$97.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$423
$922
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18235
$18334

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Cities near Guangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$575
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$589
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$812
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$781
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$481
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$791
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$618
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$816
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$939
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1565
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$837
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$830
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2410
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2614
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$891
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$856
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$876
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$824
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$774
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$1083
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$785
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$831
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$857
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$752
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$738
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$799
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$716
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$806
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$812
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$588
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$589
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$777
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$735
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$525
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$584
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$596
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$611
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$530
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$713
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$620

Cities near Munich

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 9.6 mi Germering
$1803
16 km or 10 mi Unterschleiheim
$1758
17 km or 10 mi Puchheim
$1794
17 km or 11 mi Dachau
$1763
20 km or 13 mi Olching
$1755
23 km or 15 mi Starnberg
$1748
24 km or 15 mi Furstenfeldbruck
$1728
31 km or 19 mi Erding
$1603
31 km or 19 mi Geretsried
$1698
32 km or 20 mi Freising
$1608
44 km or 28 mi Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm
$1576
47 km or 29 mi Weilheim in Oberbayern
$1733
48 km or 30 mi Aichach
$1634
50 km or 31 mi Friedberg
$1668
52 km or 32 mi Rosenheim
$1206
53 km or 33 mi Konigsbrunn
$1660
53 km or 33 mi Landsberg am Lech
$1646
57 km or 35 mi Augsburg
$1751
61 km or 38 mi Gersthofen
$1663
62 km or 38 mi Landshut
$1560
62 km or 38 mi Waldkraiburg
$1537
62 km or 39 mi Neusa
$1663
71 km or 44 mi Ingolstadt
$1481
71 km or 44 mi Muhldorf
$1533
72 km or 45 mi Neuburg an der Donau
$1517
76 km or 48 mi Kaufbeuren
$1575
77 km or 48 mi Traunreut
$1505
80 km or 50 mi Garmisch-Partenkirchen
$1937
85 km or 53 mi Traunstein
$1516
87 km or 54 mi Donauworth
$1568
98 km or 61 mi Innsbruck
$1720
103 km or 64 mi Gunzburg
$1587
104 km or 65 mi Kempten
$1585
105 km or 65 mi Regensburg
$1438
105 km or 65 mi Memmingen
$1582
110 km or 69 mi Straubing
$1487
112 km or 70 mi Nordlingen
$1546
114 km or 71 mi Senden
$1585
116 km or 72 mi Salzburg
$1691
119 km or 74 mi Sonthofen
$1599