Guangzhou vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Guangzhou Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$995
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2664
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$512
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$924
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$280
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$99.2
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1257
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
97
28
😀 Quality of life
75
61
🏙️ Population
18.7M
1.96M

The cost of living in Guangzhou is 9% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 5389th and 5672nd ($995 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 4th in China and Mexico, respectively. Check China vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Guangzhou compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Guangzhou ranked 5th best city to live in China vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 737th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Guangzhou vs Tijuana

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Guangzhou Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.33
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$31.5
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.94
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.49
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.51
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.5
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$635
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$410
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1251
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$743
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.2
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.8
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.2%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$13733
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5739
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.37
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.3
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$5.41
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.14
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.28
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.86
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.24
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.39
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.15
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.89
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.42
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.41
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.56
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.14
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$48.2
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.62
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.3
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.1
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$619
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$25579
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
19 km or 12 mi Foshan
$641
51 km or 32 mi Dongguan
$787
63 km or 39 mi Jiangmen
$711
65 km or 41 mi Qingyuan
$733
67 km or 42 mi Zhongshan
$663
83 km or 52 mi Zhaoqing
$707
100 km or 62 mi Zhuhai
$675
102 km or 63 mi Kaiping
$665
105 km or 65 mi Shenzhen
$1134
111 km or 69 mi Macau
$1613
118 km or 73 mi Huizhou
$763
127 km or 79 mi Yunfu
$763
131 km or 81 mi Kowloon
$2352
132 km or 82 mi Hong Kong
$2822
162 km or 100 mi Heyuan
$696
189 km or 117 mi Shaoguan
$688
194 km or 121 mi Yangjiang
$719
202 km or 126 mi Wuzhou
$727
205 km or 127 mi Lianzhou
$651
216 km or 134 mi Shanwei
$710
225 km or 140 mi Hezhou
$701
281 km or 175 mi Gaozhou
$686
291 km or 181 mi Maoming
$537
298 km or 185 mi Chenzhou
$815
298 km or 185 mi Puning
$700
319 km or 198 mi Meizhou
$775
321 km or 199 mi Jieyang
$747
323 km or 201 mi Yulin
$753
345 km or 214 mi Ganzhou
$792
349 km or 217 mi Chaozhou
$648
352 km or 219 mi Shantou
$1051
364 km or 226 mi Zhanjiang
$667
373 km or 232 mi Guigang
$673
384 km or 239 mi Guilin
$539
406 km or 252 mi Yongzhou
$751
414 km or 257 mi Liuzhou
$698
416 km or 259 mi Laibin
$704
424 km or 264 mi Hengyang
$678
440 km or 273 mi Longyan
$691
460 km or 286 mi Haikou
$608

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952