Shenzhen China vs London United Kingdom cost of living comparison

Cost of living in Shenzhen China

Supermarket prices in Shenzhen
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 2.25 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.19 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.37 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.18 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.81 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 4.9 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 12.19 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.53 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.17 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.27 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.5 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.42 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.88 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.5 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.7 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 21.63 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.7 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.13 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 3.49 (USD)

Restaurant prices in Shenzhen
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 4.53 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 4.24 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 27.15 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 0.37 (USD)
Cup of coffee 4.2 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 0.49 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 0.96 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.46 (USD)

Shopping prices in Shenzhen
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 77.37 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 87.31 (USD)
High quality jeans 63.45 (USD)
womens summer dress 36.99 (USD)

Transportation in Shenzhen
Taxi minimum charge 1.34 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 0.36 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 6.72 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 0.54 (USD)
One month pass 21 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 21834 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 20957 (USD)

Rent prices in Shenzhen
1 bedroom flat in city center 740 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 1573 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 481 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 953 (USD)
Square meter in city center 13018 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 8239 (USD)

Home and utilities in Shenzhen
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 64 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 18 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.02 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in Shenzhen
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 728 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 23246 (USD)

Gym and activities in Shenzhen
Gym monthly membership cost 34.58 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 14.39 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 7 (USD)

Salaries and interest in Shenzhen
Average monthly net salary 1152 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 5.1 %

Cost of living in London United Kingdom

Supermarket prices in London
Milk (1L / 0.26Gallon) 1.19 (USD)
Eggs (30 pack) 6.63 (USD)
White bread (100g loaf) 0.27 (USD)
Rice (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.9 (USD)
Cheese (1kg / 2.2lbs) 8.03 (USD)
Chicken breast (1kg / 2.2lbs) 7.54 (USD)
Beef steak (1kg / 2.2lbs) 10.13 (USD)
Banana (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.35 (USD)
Oranges (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.53 (USD)
Apples (1kg / 2.2lbs) 2.5 (USD)
Onions (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.36 (USD)
Potato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 1.45 (USD)
Tomato (1kg / 2.2lbs) 3.03 (USD)
Lettuce (1 leaf) 0.87 (USD)
Bottle of Water (1.5L / 50oz) 0.98 (USD)
Bottle of Red Wine 9.84 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 1.62 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 2.31 (USD)
Pack of cigarettes (20 units) 14.61 (USD)

Restaurant prices in London
Fast food meal (MCD Big mac) 7.75 (USD)
Meal in cheap restaurant 18.64 (USD)
Meal in high end restaurant 76.05 (USD)
Bottle of Water (33cl / 11oz) 1.44 (USD)
Cup of coffee 3.69 (USD)
Limonade (Coca cola) 1.78 (USD)
Local beer (33cl / 11oz) 4.1 (USD)
Imported beer (33cl / 11oz) 6.16 (USD)

Shopping prices in London
Sport shoes (Nike / Adidas) 87.59 (USD)
Mens Dress shoes 116.86 (USD)
High quality jeans 80.87 (USD)
womens summer dress 39.21 (USD)

Transportation in London
Taxi minimum charge 4.39 (USD)
Taxi fare (1km / 0.6mile) 2.59 (USD)
Taxi 1 hour waiting 34.71 (USD)
Bus or metro ticket (One way) 3.51 (USD)
One month pass 188.26 (USD)
Gas price (1Liter / 0.26Gallon) 1.54 (USD)
Compact car (Honda Civic) 24791 (USD)
Family car (Toyota corolla) 27787 (USD)

Rent prices in London
1 bedroom flat in city center 2133 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat in city center 3788 (USD)
1 bedroom flat outside city center 1599 (USD)
3 bedrooms flat outside city center 2495 (USD)
Square meter in city center 13321 (USD)
Square meter outside city center 7792 (USD)

Home and utilities in London
Family monthly ( Electricity, Water) 218 (USD)
50 mbps unlimited internet 38 (USD)
Local calls mobile tariff for 1 mn 0.15 (USD)

School and Kindergarten in London
Kindergarten or preschool monthly fees 1734 (USD)
Average primary school yearly fees 21942 (USD)

Gym and activities in London
Gym monthly membership cost 52.61 (USD)
1 hour tennis court rental 13.55 (USD)
Cinema ticket price 16.16 (USD)

Salaries and interest in London
Average monthly net salary 3550 (USD)
Average yearly interest rates on home loans 3.02 %