Melbourne vs Zhoukou - Cost of Living Comparison

Melbourne Zhoukou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2266
$579
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5192
$1565
🏠 One person rent
$1266
$185
🏘️ Family rent
$1916
$319
🍽️ Food expenses
$555
$248
🚐 Transport expenses
$298
$63.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3498
$654
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
119 km
🎓 Higher education
100
16
😀 Quality of life
95
42
🏙️ Population
4.53M
9.03M

The cost of living in Melbourne is 292% more expensive than in Zhoukou. Cities ranked 907th and 7781st ($2266 vs $579) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 386th in Australia and China, respectively. Check Australia vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months in Melbourne compared to 1.1 months in Zhoukou. Melbourne ranked 2nd best city to live in Australia vs Zhoukou ranked 364th in China, while ranked 19th and 7024th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Melbourne vs Zhoukou

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Melbourne Zhoukou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
$3.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.1
$26.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10
$4.68
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.82
$0.84
 Cappuccino
$3.46
$3.42
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.69
$0.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1353
$163
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1037
$138
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
$471
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1564
$208
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$30.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
$47.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$51.5
$10.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.69%
4.83%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7995
$3550
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7118
$2014
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.51
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$116
$18.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
$2.37
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
$3.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
$2.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$0.93
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.31
$2.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.74
$1.95
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$1.67
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.55
$0.55
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.36
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.81
$1.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$0.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$0.64
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.8
$1.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.4
$25.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.89
$0.42
🚬 Cigarette pack
$27.7
$2.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.16
$3.67
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$3.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.16
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.3
$1.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.2
$31.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.3
$5.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$55.6
$23.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.3
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$86.3
$52.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$117
$111
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1730
$234
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20732
$10784

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Distance City Cost of living
3.2 km or 2 mi South Yarra
$1768
24 km or 15 mi Hoppers Crossing
$1610
25 km or 16 mi Tarneit
$1570
29 km or 18 mi Dandenong
$1674
34 km or 21 mi Sunbury
$1724
37 km or 23 mi Melton
$1688
40 km or 25 mi Frankston
$1905
41 km or 25 mi Berwick
$1725
42 km or 26 mi Cranbourne
$1783
54 km or 34 mi Pakenham
$1756
65 km or 40 mi Geelong
$1843
102 km or 64 mi Ballarat
$1662
134 km or 83 mi Bendigo
$1367
144 km or 90 mi Traralgon
$1713
164 km or 102 mi Shepparton
$1423
226 km or 140 mi Warrnambool
$1541
367 km or 228 mi Mount Gambier
$1287
369 km or 230 mi Wagga Wagga
$1423
392 km or 244 mi Devonport
$1481
404 km or 251 mi Griffith
$1612
444 km or 276 mi Launceston
$1411
466 km or 290 mi Canberra
$2267
477 km or 296 mi Mildura
$1530
546 km or 339 mi Goulburn
$1722
597 km or 371 mi Hobart
$1656
628 km or 390 mi Orange
$1486
643 km or 399 mi Bathurst
$1529
651 km or 405 mi Wollongong
$1520
655 km or 407 mi Adelaide
$2153
700 km or 435 mi Blacktown
$1668
702 km or 436 mi Dubbo
$1520
703 km or 437 mi Parramatta
$2039
707 km or 440 mi Kellyville
$1836
713 km or 443 mi Sydney
$2564
728 km or 452 mi Dee Why
$1969
822 km or 511 mi Newcastle
$1770
891 km or 554 mi Whyalla
$1888
1015 km or 631 mi Port Macquarie
$1923
1021 km or 634 mi Armidale
$1711
1123 km or 698 mi Coffs Harbour
$1360

Cities near Zhoukou

Distance City Cost of living
31 km or 19 mi Xiangcheng
$589
59 km or 36 mi Luohe
$573
78 km or 49 mi Jieshou
$628
88 km or 55 mi Xuchang
$616
92 km or 57 mi Zhumadian
$656
104 km or 65 mi Changge
$588
110 km or 69 mi Wugang
$585
120 km or 75 mi Xinzheng
$584
123 km or 76 mi Yuzhou
$593
125 km or 78 mi Pingdingshan
$591
128 km or 80 mi Shangqiu
$775
133 km or 83 mi Kaifeng
$635
135 km or 84 mi Fuyang
$721
154 km or 96 mi Zhengzhou
$563
154 km or 96 mi Xinmi
$575
170 km or 106 mi Yongcheng
$661
173 km or 107 mi Xingyang
$566
175 km or 109 mi Xinyang
$668
175 km or 109 mi Dengfeng
$583
177 km or 110 mi Changyuan
$813
177 km or 110 mi Ruzhou
$593
193 km or 120 mi Heze
$1420
197 km or 123 mi Gongyi
$584
199 km or 123 mi Xinxiang
$605
202 km or 125 mi Huaibei
$655
205 km or 127 mi Weihui
$603
208 km or 129 mi Nanyang
$620
210 km or 131 mi Yanshi
$580
215 km or 134 mi Suzhou
$676
218 km or 136 mi Huixian
$589
220 km or 137 mi Jiaozuo
$574
223 km or 138 mi Mengzhou
$572
226 km or 141 mi Qinyang
$570
234 km or 146 mi Luoyang
$591
236 km or 147 mi Guangshui
$634
238 km or 148 mi Hebi
$591
240 km or 149 mi Puyang
$806
242 km or 150 mi Zaoyang
$620
243 km or 151 mi Suizhou
$644
245 km or 152 mi Xuzhou
$624