Prices in Shenzhen vs Yokohama - Cost of Living Comparison

ShenzhenYokohama
🚶 Cost of living One person
$1035
$1854
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2794
$4681
🏠 One person rent
$552
$868
🏘️ Family rent
$1084
$1594
🍽️ Food Expenses
$308
$469
🚐 Transport Expenses
$85.4
$363
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1176
$3281
🏙️ Population
11.9M
3.75M

The cost of living in Shenzhen is 44% less expensive than in Yokohama. Cities ranked 5316th and 468th ($1035 vs $1854) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 6th and 2nd in China and Japan, respectively. Check China vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.1 months in Shenzhen compared to 1.8 months in Yokohama. Shenzhen ranked 3rd best city to live in China vs Yokohama ranked 1st in Japan, while ranked 447th and 16th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Shenzhen vs Yokohama

ShenzhenYokohama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.59
$5.92
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$32
$43.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.01
$6.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.41
$3.83
☕ Cappuccino
$4.47
$3.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.49
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$727
$945
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$432
$635
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1405
$1998
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$898
$1193
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.1
$131
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$67.9
$199
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$16.4
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.22%
2.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$13675
$8094
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8231
$3141
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.57
$2.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22.4
$97.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.75
$37.8
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.25
$1.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.71
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$3.65
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.49
$2.16
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.76
$8.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$21.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$6.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$5.21
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.47
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.44
$2.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.6
$9.19
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.94
$2.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.34
$4.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.25
$16.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.46
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.87
$1.51
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.78
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34
$74
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.27
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$34.1
$53.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.92
$30.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$64.8
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.1
$91.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$684
$587
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22737
$21681

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$2380
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$2624
58 km or 36 miZhuhai
$629
65 km or 40 miDongguan
$755
66 km or 41 miMacau
$1666
72 km or 45 miZhongshan
$636
74 km or 46 miHuizhou
$564
100 km or 62 miJiangmen
$895
105 km or 65 miGuangzhou
$799
112 km or 69 miFoshan
$519
134 km or 83 miShanwei
$655
142 km or 88 miKaiping
$600
150 km or 93 miHeyuan
$583
164 km or 102 miQingyuan
$667
174 km or 108 miZhaoqing
$666
212 km or 131 miYunfu
$668
228 km or 142 miYangjiang
$658
233 km or 145 miPuning
$634
256 km or 159 miShaoguan
$651
262 km or 163 miJieyang
$529
286 km or 178 miShantou
$677
288 km or 179 miMeizhou
$702
292 km or 182 miChaozhou
$612
299 km or 186 miWuzhou
$657
303 km or 188 miLianzhou
$575
330 km or 205 miHezhou
$639
337 km or 209 miGaozhou
$617
337 km or 210 miMaoming
$706
377 km or 234 miGanzhou
$739
378 km or 235 miChenzhou
$740
401 km or 249 miYulin
$729
405 km or 252 miZhanjiang
$604
415 km or 258 miLongyan
$671
428 km or 266 miZhangzhou
$668
460 km or 286 miGuigang
$632
464 km or 288 miXiamen
$728
477 km or 297 miHaikou
$602
485 km or 301 miKinmen
$793
489 km or 304 miGuilin
$671
502 km or 312 miYongzhou
$692

Cities near Yokohama

DistanceCityCost of living
11 km or 6.9 miKawasaki
$1525
12 km or 7.7 miKawasaki-ku
$1252
15 km or 9.1 miKamakura
$1251
16 km or 10 miZushi
$1209
17 km or 10 miFujisawa
$1319
17 km or 11 miYamato
$1256
18 km or 11 miHayama
$1211
19 km or 12 miAyase
$1216
21 km or 13 miYokosuka
$1388
21 km or 13 miMachida
$1343
21 km or 13 miZama
$1212
22 km or 14 miEbina
$1217
23 km or 14 miKomae
$1214
23 km or 15 miChigasaki
$1255
24 km or 15 miSamukawa
$1207
24 km or 15 miAtsugi
$1359
25 km or 15 miFuttsu
$1211
26 km or 16 miChofu
$1254
26 km or 16 miInagi
$1215
26 km or 16 miKisarazu
$1215
27 km or 17 miKimitsu
$1209
28 km or 17 miTama
$1225
28 km or 18 miSagamihara
$1306
29 km or 18 miMitaka
$1243
29 km or 18 miTokyo
$2080
29 km or 18 miIsehara
$1213
29 km or 18 miHiratsuka
$1389
29 km or 18 miSodegaura
$1210
30 km or 18 miFuchu
$1266
30 km or 19 miAikawa
$1209
32 km or 20 miKoganei
$1217
32 km or 20 miMiura
$1208
32 km or 20 miMusashino
$1224
32 km or 20 miOiso
$1213
33 km or 20 miKunitachi
$1216
34 km or 21 miNishitokyo
$1249
34 km or 21 miHino
$1243
34 km or 21 miUrayasu
$1229
35 km or 21 miKokubunji
$1213
35 km or 22 miTachikawa
$1238