China vs United Kingdom cost of living comparison

Cost of living in China

Supermarket prices in China
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.95 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 4.42 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.32 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.74 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.8 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.94 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.23 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.79 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.94 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.93 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 0.8 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.18 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.58 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.6 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 10.75 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.51 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.82 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 2.72 (USD)

Restaurant prices in China
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 5.1 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 3.25 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 21.63 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.3 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.94 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.48 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.75 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.66 (USD)

Shopping prices in China
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 83.91 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 89.35 (USD)
High quality jeans 58.04 (USD)
womens summer dress 34.76 (USD)

Transportation in China
Taxi minimum charge 1.45 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.36 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 5.3 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.28 (USD)
One month pass 18.07 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 19007 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 17899 (USD)

Rent prices in China
1 bedroom flat in city center 493 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1013 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 272 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 604 (USD)
Square meter in city center 7379 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3745 (USD)

Home and utilities in China
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 49 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 14 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.03 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in China
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 477 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 16167 (USD)

Gym and activities in China
Gym monthly membership cost 35.32 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 11.93 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 6.55 (USD)

Salaries and interest in China
Average monthly net salary 979 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.04 %

Cost of living in United Kingdom

Supermarket prices in United Kingdom
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.13 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 5.92 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.24 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.2 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.82 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 6.76 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 9.18 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.44 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.03 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.24 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.25 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.53 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.19 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.93 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 1.15 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 8.35 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.38 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.31 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 13.81 (USD)

Restaurant prices in United Kingdom
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 7.16 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 15.39 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 61.55 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.22 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.25 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.65 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 3.01 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 5.12 (USD)

Shopping prices in United Kingdom
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 78.53 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 76.95 (USD)
High quality jeans 69.84 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.54 (USD)

Transportation in United Kingdom
Taxi minimum charge 3.62 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 1.54 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 21.42 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.02 (USD)
One month pass 79.21 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.57 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 25113 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 25415 (USD)

Rent prices in United Kingdom
1 bedroom flat in city center 952 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1486 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 734 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 1190 (USD)
Square meter in city center 5404 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 3793 (USD)

Home and utilities in United Kingdom
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 192 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 40 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.13 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in United Kingdom
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 1187 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 16571 (USD)

Gym and activities in United Kingdom
Gym monthly membership cost 36.53 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 12.62 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 12.43 (USD)

Salaries and interest in United Kingdom
Average monthly net salary 2258 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 3.07 %