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Beijing

Transportation

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Utilities (Monthly Cost)

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Accommodation (Monthly Rent)

Service
Average Price
Studio, City Center 6,337.50 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, City Center 3,250.00 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, City Center 12,771.43 CNY
Studio, Far from City Center 3,030.00 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, Far from City Center 2,060.00 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, Far from City Center 5,818.18 CNY

Sport and Leisure

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Eating and Drinking Out

Service
Average Price
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 34.25 CNY
Meal Expensive Chinese Restaurant 168.61 CNY
Meal Expat Restaurant 180.29 CNY
Meal at McDonald 34.45 CNY
Domestic Beer in a "Student" Bar 11.04 CNY
Imported Beer in a Night Club / High End Venue 42.66 CNY
Cocktail in a Night Club / High End Venue 65.93 CNY
Cup of Coffee 26.90 CNY

Market

Service
Average Price
Regular Milk (1 Liter) 17.00 CNY
Baguette 16.00 CNY
White Rice (500 g) 8.15 CNY
Eggs (6) 13.08 CNY
Chicken Breasts (500 g) 15.47 CNY
Apples (500 g) 9.61 CNY
Oranges (500 g) 11.80 CNY
Tomatoes (500 g) 9.44 CNY
Potatoes (500 g) 6.00 CNY
Lettuce (1 Head) 3.68 CNY
Water (Bottle of 1.5 Liter) 4.11 CNY
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 89.42 CNY
Domestic Beer (Bottle of 0.66 Liter) 5.88 CNY
Imported Beer (Bottle of 0.33 Liter) 14.92 CNY

Clothing

Service
Average Price
Jeans (Levi's or similar) 465.91 CNY
Summer Dress (H&M or similar) 211.75 CNY
Sport Shoes (Nike or similar) 560.20 CNY
Leather Shoes 809.00 CNY

Other

Service
Average Price
Haircut (Chinese Shop) 47.39 CNY
Haircut (International Shop) 234.00 CNY
Nanny / Cleaning Lady (Hourly Fee) 40.87 CNY

Monthly Net Salaries

Service
Average Price
Language Teacher 12,380.95 CNY
Engineer 14,222.22 CNY
General Manager 24,500.00 CNY
Lawyer 21,666.67 CNY
Sales Manager 20,000.00 CNY
Pizza Maker 12,000.00 CNY
Chef 23,333.33 CNY

Shanghai

Transportation

Service
Average Price
Taxi Fare (Minimum Fare, First 3 Km) 14.00 CNY
Taxi Fare (Fare per Km) 2.50 CNY
Taxi Fare (Minimum Night Fare, First 3 Km) 17.00 CNY
Taxi Fare (Night Fare per Km) 3.10 CNY
Subway Ticket (Minimum Fare) 2.00 CNY
Bus Ticket (Minimum Fare) 1.00 CNY
Subway Ticket to Pudong Airport (from City Center) 7.00 CNY
Bike (Purchase) 541.71 CNY
Electric Motorbike (Purchase) 2,705.56 CNY

Utilities (Monthly Cost)

Service
Average Price
Internet Home Connection (China Mobile, 20 Mb/s) 58.00 CNY
Smartphone Plan (China Mobile, 500 Mb) 58.00 CNY
Smartphone Price per Minute (China Mobile, 500 Mb Plan) 0.19 CNY
Electricity, Water, Gas, Heating (1 Person) 226.48 CNY
VPN Service (For a Yearly Subscription) 52.60 CNY

Accommodation (Monthly Rent)

Service
Average Price
Studio, City Center 6,866.67 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, City Center 3,348.81 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, City Center 15,280.65 CNY
Studio, Far from City Center 4,066.67 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, Far from City Center 2,080.95 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, Far from City Center 6,995.24 CNY

Sport and Leisure

Service
Average Price
Massage in a Luxury SPA 373.58 CNY
Massage in a Small SPA 149.48 CNY
Gym Monthly Fee 513.64 CNY
Cinema (International Release) 71.32 CNY

Eating and Drinking Out

Service
Average Price
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 32.58 CNY
Meal Expensive Chinese Restaurant 173.58 CNY
Meal Expat Restaurant 221.14 CNY
Meal at McDonald 37.96 CNY
Domestic Beer in a "Student" Bar 14.88 CNY
Imported Beer in a Night Club / High End Venue 52.32 CNY
Cocktail in a Night Club / High End Venue 81.38 CNY
Cup of Coffee 27.19 CNY

Market

Service
Average Price
Regular Milk (1 Liter) 14.22 CNY
Baguette 11.78 CNY
White Rice (500 g) 9.77 CNY
Eggs (6) 11.93 CNY
Chicken Breasts (500 g) 21.04 CNY
Apples (500 g) 9.88 CNY
Oranges (500 g) 15.18 CNY
Tomatoes (500 g) 11.00 CNY
Potatoes (500 g) 7.17 CNY
Lettuce (1 Head) 7.08 CNY
Water (Bottle of 1.5 Liter) 5.08 CNY
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 99.26 CNY
Domestic Beer (Bottle of 0.66 Liter) 7.10 CNY
Imported Beer (Bottle of 0.33 Liter) 14.36 CNY

Clothing

Service
Average Price
Jeans (Levi's or similar) 552.22 CNY
Summer Dress (H&M or similar) 237.21 CNY
Sport Shoes (Nike or similar) 740.71 CNY
Leather Shoes 850.00 CNY

Other

Service
Average Price
Haircut (Chinese Shop) 61.44 CNY
Haircut (International Shop) 207.00 CNY
Nanny / Cleaning Lady (Hourly Fee) 38.03 CNY

Monthly Net Salaries

Service
Average Price
Language Teacher 13,380.00 CNY
Engineer 16,409.09 CNY
General Manager 24,264.29 CNY
Lawyer 36,400.00 CNY
Sales Manager 42,333.33 CNY
Pizza Maker 11,000.00 CNY
Chef 15,000.00 CNY

Shenzhen

Transportation

Service
Average Price
Taxi Fare (Minimum Fare, First 2 Km) 10.00 CNY
Taxi Fare (Fare per Km) 2.40 CNY
Taxi Fare (Night Fare per Km) 3.12 CNY
Subway Ticket (Minimum Fare) 2.00 CNY
Bus Ticket (Minimum Fare) 1.00 CNY
Subway Ticket to Airport (from City Center) 9.00 CNY
Bus to Airport (Airport Express) 20.00 CNY
Bike (Purchase) 639.29 CNY
Electric Motorbike (Purchase) 2,377.78 CNY

Utilities (Monthly Cost)

Service
Average Price
Internet Home Connection (China Mobile, 20 Mb/s) 90.00 CNY
Smartphone Plan (China Mobile, 700 Mb) 58.00 CNY
Smartphone Price per Minute (China Mobile, 700 Mb Plan) 0.19 CNY
Electricity, Water, Gas, Heating (1 Person) 327.50 CNY
VPN Service (For a Yearly Subscription) 52.60 CNY

Accommodation (Monthly Rent)

Service
Average Price
Studio, City Center 4,636.36 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, City Center 2,900.00 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, City Center 10,218.75 CNY
Studio, Far from City Center 2,812.50 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, Far from City Center 1,857.14 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, Far from City Center 6,071.43 CNY

Sport and Leisure

Service
Average Price
Massage in a Luxury SPA 295.00 CNY
Massage in a Small SPA 147.60 CNY
Gym Monthly Fee 341.63 CNY
Cinema (International Release) 76.25 CNY

Eating and Drinking Out

Service
Average Price
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 46.47 CNY
Meal Expensive Chinese Restaurant 173.33 CNY
Meal Expat Restaurant 247.22 CNY
Meal at McDonald 42.14 CNY
Domestic Beer in a "Student" Bar 13.40 CNY
Imported Beer in a Night Club / High End Venue 52.22 CNY
Cocktail in a Night Club / High End Venue 73.85 CNY
Cup of Coffee 25.80 CNY

Market

Service
Average Price
Regular Milk (1 Liter) 14.31 CNY
Baguette 12.92 CNY
White Rice (500 g) 5.53 CNY
Eggs (6) 12.46 CNY
Chicken Breasts (500 g) 18.44 CNY
Apples (500 g) 9.42 CNY
Oranges (500 g) 9.67 CNY
Tomatoes (500 g) 6.80 CNY
Potatoes (500 g) 6.07 CNY
Lettuce (1 Head) 2.94 CNY
Water (Bottle of 1.5 Liter) 3.79 CNY
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 106.60 CNY
Domestic Beer (Bottle of 0.66 Liter) 4.66 CNY
Imported Beer (Bottle of 0.33 Liter) 13.88 CNY

Clothing

Service
Average Price
Jeans (Levi's or similar) 591.43 CNY
Summer Dress (H&M or similar) 231.17 CNY
Sport Shoes (Nike or similar) 527.25 CNY
Leather Shoes 634.88 CNY

Other

Service
Average Price
Haircut (Chinese Shop) 42.00 CNY
Haircut (International Shop) 142.67 CNY
Nanny / Cleaning Lady (Hourly Fee) 34.36 CNY

Monthly Net Salaries

Service
Average Price
Language Teacher 14,727.27 CNY
Engineer 24,187.50 CNY
General Manager 32,500.00 CNY
Lawyer 11,533.33 CNY
Sales Manager 15,000.00 CNY
Pizza Maker 9,750.00 CNY
Chef 16,000.00 CNY

Guangzhou

Transportation

Service
Average Price
Taxi Fare (Minimum Fare, First 2.3 Km) 7.00 CNY
Taxi Fare (Fare per Km) 2.60 CNY
Taxi Fare (Night Fare per Km) 2.60 CNY
Subway Ticket (Minimum Fare) 2.00 CNY
Bus Ticket (Minimum Fare) 1.00 CNY
Subway to the Airport 7.00 CNY
Bus to Airport (Minimum Fare) 15.00 CNY
Bike (Purchase) 410.00 CNY
Electric Motorbike (Purchase) 3,000.00 CNY

Utilities (Monthly Cost)

Service
Average Price
Internet Home Connection (China Mobile, 20 Mb/s) 90.00 CNY
Smartphone Plan (China Mobile, 500 Mb) 58.00 CNY
Smartphone Price per Minute (China Mobile, 500 Mb Plan) 0.19 CNY
Electricity, Water, Gas, Heating (1 Person) 270.63 CNY
VPN Service (For a Yearly Subscription) 52.60 CNY

Accommodation (Monthly Rent)

Service
Average Price
Studio, City Center 4,738.33 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, City Center 2,416.67 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, City Center 7,500.00 CNY
Studio, Far from City Center 1,866.67 CNY
Room in Shared Apartment, Far from City Center 1,250.00 CNY
3 Rooms Apartment, Far from City Center 3,285.71 CNY

Sport and Leisure

Service
Average Price
Massage in a Luxury SPA 487.50 CNY
Massage in a Small SPA 157.50 CNY
Gym Monthly Fee 319.71 CNY
Cinema (International Release) 53.56 CNY

Eating and Drinking Out

Service
Average Price
Meal Inexpensive Restaurant 27.54 CNY
Meal Expensive Chinese Restaurant 152.67 CNY
Meal Expat Restaurant 210.00 CNY
Meal at McDonald 34.64 CNY
Domestic Beer in a "Student" Bar 17.78 CNY
Imported Beer in a Night Club / High End Venue 47.00 CNY
Cocktail in a Night Club / High End Venue 72.27 CNY
Cup of Coffee 24.80 CNY

Market

Service
Average Price
Regular Milk (1 Liter) 11.85 CNY
Baguette 12.08 CNY
White Rice (500 g) 2.33 CNY
Eggs (6) 7.55 CNY
Chicken Breasts (500 g) 17.40 CNY
Apples (500 g) 7.93 CNY
Oranges (500 g) 5.00 CNY
Tomatoes (500 g) 4.00 CNY
Potatoes (500 g) 1.67 CNY
Lettuce (1 Head) 3.00 CNY
Water (Bottle of 1.5 Liter) 4.02 CNY
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 124.63 CNY
Domestic Beer (Bottle of 0.66 Liter) 5.50 CNY
Imported Beer (Bottle of 0.33 Liter) 14.14 CNY

Clothing

Service
Average Price
Jeans (Levi's or similar) 506.67 CNY
Summer Dress (H&M or similar) 191.33 CNY
Sport Shoes (Nike or similar) 844.00 CNY
Leather Shoes 798.50 CNY

Other

Service
Average Price
Haircut (Chinese Shop) 51.75 CNY
Haircut (International Shop) 243.33 CNY
Nanny / Cleaning Lady (Hourly Fee) 38.57 CNY

Monthly Net Salaries

Service
Average Price
Language Teacher 9,833.33 CNY
Engineer 24,000.00 CNY
General Manager 30,000.00 CNY
Lawyer CNY
Sales Manager 6,750.00 CNY
Pizza Maker 2,500.00 CNY
Chef 12,000.00 CNY