Guangzhou vs Phnom Penh - Cost of Living Comparison

Guangzhou Phnom Penh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$863
$876
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2577
$2429
🏠 One person rent
$406
$434
🏘️ Family rent
$913
$1071
🍽️ Food expenses
$263
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$98.3
$77.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1248
$325
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
97
42
😀 Quality of life
76
57
🏙️ Population
18.7M
2.13M

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 1% less expensive than in Phnom Penh. Cities ranked 6006th and 5978th ($863 vs $876) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 16th and 1st in China and Cambodia, respectively. Check China vs Cambodia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in Guangzhou compared to 0.4 months in Phnom Penh. Guangzhou ranked 6th best city to live in China vs Phnom Penh ranked 1st in Cambodia, while ranked 696th and 5723rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guangzhou vs Phnom Penh

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Guangzhou Phnom Penh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.43
$4.02
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$29.8
$32.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.14
$6.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.88
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$3.87
$2.91
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.46
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
$472
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$306
$285
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1283
$1497
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$718
$776
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$40.6
$75.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$62.3
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.5
$35.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.1%
10.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$13272
$2470
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5592
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$1.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.4
$10.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.79
$9.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.27
$1.17
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.05
$2.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.7
$1.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$1.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
$1.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.32
$12.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
$5.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$3.88
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.48
$1.46
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$3.51
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$1.4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.79
$1.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.09
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.84
$1.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.2
$3.56
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.64
$2.05
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$70.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.8
$4.99
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$46.8
$27.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.96
$4.13
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.1
$21.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71
$91.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$580
$260
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$25540
$9070

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Cities near Guangzhou

Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$648
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$762
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$702
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$730
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$612
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$724
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$686
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$668
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1079
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1610
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$757
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$716
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2380
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2884
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$692
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$701
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$718
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$721
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$656
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$709
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$700
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$689
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$516
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$775
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$702
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$732
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$760
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$717
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$788
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$661
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$1049
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$658
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$697
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$533
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$749
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$679
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$705
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$673
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$689
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$597

Cities near Phnom Penh

Distance City Cost of living
44 km or 27 mi Prey Veng
$667
75 km or 47 mi Kampong Cham
$497
110 km or 68 mi Svay Rieng
$645
136 km or 84 mi Kampot
$563
144 km or 90 mi Long Xuyen
$548
166 km or 103 mi Sa Dec
$526
173 km or 107 mi Rach Gia
$538
182 km or 113 mi Phu Quoc
$532
187 km or 116 mi Sihanoukville
$760
195 km or 121 mi Can Tho
$559
200 km or 124 mi Thu Dau Mot
$544
205 km or 127 mi Ho Chi Minh
$743
218 km or 135 mi Bien Hoa
$527
230 km or 143 mi Siem Reap
$594
244 km or 152 mi Stung Treng
$627
247 km or 154 mi Soc Trang
$546
253 km or 157 mi Battambang
$506
267 km or 166 mi Ca Mau
$509
269 km or 167 mi Bac Lieu
$502
275 km or 171 mi Vung Tau
$568
286 km or 178 mi Ko Chang
$597
307 km or 191 mi Serei Saophoan
$620
360 km or 224 mi Phan Thiet
$433
361 km or 225 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$427
373 km or 232 mi Mui Ne
$528
380 km or 236 mi Klaeng
$601
385 km or 239 mi Da Lat
$557
407 km or 253 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$520
443 km or 275 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$532
458 km or 285 mi Nong Prue
$596
460 km or 286 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$599
464 km or 288 mi Pattaya
$669
466 km or 289 mi Laem Chabang
$595
470 km or 292 mi Nha Trang
$628
487 km or 303 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$581
525 km or 326 mi Pu Chao Saming Phrai
$597
527 km or 328 mi Qui Nhon
$541
528 km or 328 mi Lat Luang
$597
536 km or 333 mi Bangkok
$1021
539 km or 335 mi Rangsit
$526