Nicosia vs Shenzhen - Cost of Living Comparison

Nicosia Shenzhen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1299
$1043
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3112
$2884
🏠 One person rent
$642
$550
🏘️ Family rent
$1137
$1101
🍽️ Food expenses
$438
$295
🚐 Transport expenses
$85.9
$93.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1607
$1453
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
69
95
😀 Quality of life
82
81
🏙️ Population
330K
17.5M

The cost of living in Nicosia is 25% more expensive than in Shenzhen. Cities ranked 3995th and 5064th ($1299 vs $1043) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 11th in Cyprus and China, respectively. Check Cyprus vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.2 months in Nicosia compared to 1.4 months in Shenzhen. Nicosia ranked 1st best city to live in Cyprus vs Shenzhen ranked 3rd in China, while ranked 327th and 367th among best cities to live in the world.

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Nicosia Shenzhen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.2
$5.22
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.5
$31.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.96
$5.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.48
$3.33
 Cappuccino
$4.04
$4.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.54
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$552
$716
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$456
$433
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1071
$1562
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$848
$881
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
$43.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$216
$67.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.4
$16.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.02%
4.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2773
$16848
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1960
$7920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.25
$0.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.9
$25.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
$5.17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.62
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.75
$2.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.74
$1.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$1.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.4
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$17.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.76
$5.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.93
$14.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.9
$2.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$1.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.69
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.55
$1.56
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.76
$0.81
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.62
$3.32
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.02
$4.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.88
$5.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.87
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$62
$40
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.8
$7.02
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$51.3
$59.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.2
$8.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$104
$67.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$104
$80.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$388
$710
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6974
$24732

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$1099
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$941
32 km or 20 mi Aradippou
$1126
37 km or 23 mi Larnaca
$1477
54 km or 33 mi Famagusta
$1180
58 km or 36 mi Paralimni
$1027
63 km or 39 mi Limassol
$2120
65 km or 41 mi Ypsonas
$1594
96 km or 60 mi Paphos
$1344
164 km or 102 mi Mut
$403
196 km or 122 mi Alanya
$707
213 km or 132 mi Mersin
$510
224 km or 139 mi Latakia
$398
224 km or 139 mi Karaman
$372
238 km or 148 mi Tarsus
$364
240 km or 149 mi Tripoli
$899
243 km or 151 mi Beirut
$1336
246 km or 153 mi Jounieh
$1126
257 km or 160 mi Samandag
$314
259 km or 161 mi Sidon
$874
267 km or 166 mi Eregli
$328
269 km or 167 mi Adana
$392
271 km or 168 mi Tyre
$747
276 km or 171 mi Zahle
$1027
276 km or 172 mi Antakya
$302
286 km or 178 mi Iskenderun
$280
289 km or 180 mi Nahariya
$1489
296 km or 184 mi Acre
$1399
297 km or 185 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1546
298 km or 185 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1567
302 km or 187 mi Ceyhan
$340
303 km or 188 mi Haifa
$1448
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Yam
$1542
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1565
304 km or 189 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1500
308 km or 191 mi Idlib
$459
308 km or 191 mi Hama
$483
308 km or 191 mi Antalya
$738
308 km or 192 mi Karmiel
$1622
309 km or 192 mi Kiryat Ata
$1381

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$2411
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$2720
58 km or 36 mi Zhuhai
$657
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$726
66 km or 41 mi Macau
$1601
72 km or 45 mi Zhongshan
$576
74 km or 46 mi Huizhou
$608
100 km or 62 mi Jiangmen
$692
105 km or 65 mi Guangzhou
$760
112 km or 69 mi Foshan
$605
134 km or 83 mi Shanwei
$1073
142 km or 88 mi Kaiping
$797
150 km or 93 mi Heyuan
$866
164 km or 102 mi Qingyuan
$795
174 km or 108 mi Zhaoqing
$766
212 km or 131 mi Yunfu
$798
228 km or 142 mi Yangjiang
$811
233 km or 145 mi Puning
$928
256 km or 159 mi Shaoguan
$819
262 km or 163 mi Jieyang
$957
286 km or 178 mi Shantou
$989
288 km or 179 mi Meizhou
$847
292 km or 182 mi Chaozhou
$808
299 km or 186 mi Wuzhou
$788
303 km or 188 mi Lianzhou
$773
330 km or 205 mi Hezhou
$771
337 km or 209 mi Gaozhou
$562
337 km or 210 mi Maoming
$495
377 km or 234 mi Ganzhou
$831
378 km or 235 mi Chenzhou
$811
401 km or 249 mi Yulin
$664
405 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$565
415 km or 258 mi Longyan
$508
428 km or 266 mi Zhangzhou
$753
460 km or 286 mi Guigang
$644
464 km or 288 mi Xiamen
$792
477 km or 297 mi Haikou
$620
485 km or 301 mi Kinmen
$865
489 km or 304 mi Guilin
$521
502 km or 312 mi Yongzhou
$626