Palermo vs Shenzhen - Cost of Living Comparison

Palermo Shenzhen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1074
$1079
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2558
$2944
🏠 One person rent
$483
$559
🏘️ Family rent
$742
$1080
🍽️ Food expenses
$354
$312
🚐 Transport expenses
$106
$97.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1403
$1640
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
4 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
19
95
😀 Quality of life
77
81
🏙️ Population
668K
17.5M

The cost of living in Palermo is 0.5% less expensive than in Shenzhen. Cities ranked 4566th and 4544th ($1074 vs $1079) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 122nd and 9th in Italy and China, respectively. Check Italy vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Palermo compared to 1.5 months in Shenzhen. Palermo ranked 21st best city to live in Italy vs Shenzhen ranked 3rd in China, while ranked 613th and 351st among best cities to live in the world.

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Palermo Shenzhen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.9
$5.35
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$41.1
$33.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.3
$3.52
 Cappuccino
$1.55
$4.51
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.77
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$504
$731
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$317
$436
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$816
$1552
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$496
$850
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.6
$46.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$153
$71.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$28.8
$18.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.16%
4.92%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1857
$17933
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1468
$8408
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.62
$0.59
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.9
$27
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14
$5.24
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.01
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
$2.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.4
$2.12
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$1.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.86
$2.49
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$18.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.84
$5.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.93
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$1.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
$1.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
$1.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.44
$1.62
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.65
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.49
$0.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.79
$3.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.28
$4.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.55
$5.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.89
$1.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.84
$1.84
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.6
$40.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.25
$7.44
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$84.5
$62.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.2
$9.65
👖 Brand Jeans
$79
$69.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$97.7
$84.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$312
$689
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6905
$25954

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$1101
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$1084
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$911
192 km or 119 mi Messina
$1044
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$1112
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$1016
246 km or 153 mi Vibo Valentia
$1193
258 km or 160 mi St. Paul's Bay
$1181
263 km or 163 mi Naxxar
$1369
264 km or 164 mi Mosta
$1126
265 km or 164 mi San Gwann
$1530
265 km or 165 mi Sliema
$1520
265 km or 165 mi Birkirkara
$1452
266 km or 165 mi Gzira
$1574
267 km or 166 mi Valletta
$1579
270 km or 168 mi Zabbar
$1082
272 km or 169 mi Marsaskala
$1311
273 km or 169 mi Lamezia Terme
$1090
283 km or 176 mi Cosenza
$1099
294 km or 183 mi Catanzaro
$1032
297 km or 185 mi Nabeul
$388
300 km or 186 mi Amalfi
$1237
301 km or 187 mi La Marsa
$529
303 km or 188 mi Castellammare di Stabia
$1175
309 km or 192 mi Salerno
$1096
312 km or 194 mi Naples
$1215
312 km or 194 mi Aryanah
$457
317 km or 197 mi Tunis
$519
321 km or 199 mi Bizerte
$366
321 km or 200 mi Giugliano in Campania
$1191
324 km or 201 mi Frattamaggiore
$947
335 km or 208 mi Avellino
$821
338 km or 210 mi Aversa
$1084
339 km or 210 mi Caserta
$1103
339 km or 210 mi Santa Maria Capua Vetere
$1168
344 km or 214 mi Crotone
$1242

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$2380
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$2884
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$686
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$762
66 km or 41 mi Macau
$1610
72 km or 45 mi Zhongshan
$612
74 km or 46 mi Huizhou
$757
100 km or 62 mi Jiangmen
$702
105 km or 65 mi Guangzhou
$863
112 km or 69 mi Foshan
$648
134 km or 83 mi Shanwei
$709
142 km or 88 mi Kaiping
$668
150 km or 93 mi Heyuan
$692
164 km or 102 mi Qingyuan
$730
174 km or 108 mi Zhaoqing
$724
212 km or 131 mi Yunfu
$716
228 km or 142 mi Yangjiang
$718
233 km or 145 mi Puning
$702
256 km or 159 mi Shaoguan
$701
262 km or 163 mi Jieyang
$760
286 km or 178 mi Shantou
$1049
288 km or 179 mi Meizhou
$732
292 km or 182 mi Chaozhou
$661
299 km or 186 mi Wuzhou
$721
303 km or 188 mi Lianzhou
$656
330 km or 205 mi Hezhou
$700
337 km or 209 mi Gaozhou
$689
337 km or 210 mi Maoming
$516
377 km or 234 mi Ganzhou
$788
378 km or 235 mi Chenzhou
$775
401 km or 249 mi Yulin
$717
405 km or 252 mi Zhanjiang
$658
415 km or 258 mi Longyan
$689
428 km or 266 mi Zhangzhou
$744
460 km or 286 mi Guigang
$697
464 km or 288 mi Xiamen
$831
477 km or 297 mi Haikou
$597
485 km or 301 mi Kinmen
$812
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$533
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$749