London vs Tianjin - Cost of Living Comparison

London Tianjin
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3029
$724
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6932
$2124
🏠 One person rent
$1951
$309
🏘️ Family rent
$3238
$724
🍽️ Food expenses
$528
$245
🚐 Transport expenses
$375
$73.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4290
$1007
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
100
91
😀 Quality of life
98
74
🏙️ Population
8.91M
13.9M

The cost of living in London is 318% more expensive than in Tianjin. Cities ranked 79th and 6670th ($3029 vs $724) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 85th in the United Kingdom and China, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months in London compared to 1.4 months in Tianjin. London ranked 1st best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Tianjin ranked 7th in China, while ranked 2nd and 1464th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in London vs Tianjin

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London Tianjin
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.8
$4.18
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$76.6
$27.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.7
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.78
$1.39
 Cappuccino
$4.66
$4.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.52
$0.55
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2186
$343
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1625
$241
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4044
$1056
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2630
$555
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$177
$37.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$288
$58
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$37.5
$10.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.33%
5.23%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$17870
$5420
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10200
$3458
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.84
$0.42
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$108
$15.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.1
$4.07
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.1
$1.21
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
$1.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.6
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.1
$0.94
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.12
$1.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
$14.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.63
$2.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$1.32
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
$1.34
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
$0.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$0.73
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
$0.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.62
$1.01
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$1.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$17.7
$2.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.52
$5.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.81
$3.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.65
$1.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$64.2
$41.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.8
$6.63
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
$71.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$3.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$92.1
$44
👟 Brand Sneakers
$105
$75.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2088
$559
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$25849
$9175

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Cities near London

Distance City Cost of living
1.3 km or 0.8 mi Westminster
$2536
11 km or 7 mi Wimbledon
$2121
13 km or 8.3 mi Richmond
$2082
15 km or 9.3 mi Croydon
$2202
16 km or 10 mi Greenford
$2080
19 km or 12 mi Ewell
$2037
21 km or 13 mi Coulsdon
$2040
23 km or 14 mi Esher
$2021
24 km or 15 mi Walton-on-Thames
$2008
25 km or 15 mi Watford
$2253
27 km or 17 mi Upminster
$1923
28 km or 17 mi Rickmansworth
$2030
31 km or 19 mi St Albans
$1967
32 km or 20 mi Grays
$1910
32 km or 20 mi Hertford
$1877
32 km or 20 mi Slough
$1871
32 km or 20 mi Brentwood
$1929
35 km or 22 mi Harlow
$1687
35 km or 22 mi Gravesend
$2153
35 km or 22 mi Hemel Hempstead
$1928
37 km or 23 mi Woking
$2103
38 km or 24 mi Harpenden
$1889
40 km or 25 mi Billericay
$1816
41 km or 25 mi Maidenhead
$1940
43 km or 27 mi East Grinstead
$1927
43 km or 27 mi Basildon
$2077
43 km or 27 mi Guildford
$2255
44 km or 27 mi Crawley
$1899
44 km or 27 mi Stevenage
$1963
44 km or 27 mi Bracknell
$1980
44 km or 28 mi Rochester
$1948
44 km or 28 mi Tonbridge
$1995
45 km or 28 mi High Wycombe
$2000
46 km or 28 mi Bishop's Stortford
$1813
46 km or 28 mi Luton
$1849
47 km or 29 mi Chatham
$1830
49 km or 30 mi Chelmsford
$2001
49 km or 30 mi Gillingham
$1827
49 km or 30 mi Godalming
$2769
49 km or 31 mi Farnborough
$2187

Cities near Tianjin

Distance City Cost of living
46 km or 29 mi Binhai
$683
60 km or 37 mi Langfang
$587
71 km or 44 mi Bazhou
$639
87 km or 54 mi Huanghua
$615
93 km or 58 mi Sanhe
$748
99 km or 61 mi Cangzhou
$632
99 km or 62 mi Tangshan
$685
107 km or 67 mi Renqiu
$584
109 km or 68 mi Beijing
$1150
111 km or 69 mi Zhuozhou
$706
117 km or 73 mi Gaobeidian
$636
124 km or 77 mi Hejian
$581
131 km or 82 mi Botou
$584
133 km or 82 mi Zunhua
$671
144 km or 90 mi Luanzhou
$638
152 km or 94 mi Baoding
$494
157 km or 98 mi Laoling
$586
160 km or 99 mi Qian'an
$648
182 km or 113 mi Anguo
$535
192 km or 119 mi Shenzhou
$541
204 km or 127 mi Dezhou
$601
205 km or 127 mi Dingzhou
$551
205 km or 128 mi Hengshui
$542
209 km or 130 mi Binzhou
$610
212 km or 132 mi Chengde
$673
218 km or 136 mi Dongying
$573
219 km or 136 mi Xinji
$539
223 km or 138 mi Qinhuangdao
$679
225 km or 140 mi Jinzhou
$534
228 km or 142 mi Jizhou
$536
237 km or 147 mi Xinle
$527
241 km or 150 mi Gaocheng
$530
242 km or 150 mi Pingquan
$633
251 km or 156 mi Yucheng
$551
255 km or 158 mi Nangong
$556
258 km or 161 mi Zouping
$544
265 km or 164 mi Shijiazhuang
$508
271 km or 168 mi Zhangjiakou
$659
273 km or 170 mi Zibo
$523
276 km or 172 mi Jinan
$534