Cost of living in Beijing

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Cost of living in Beijing

Chinese name:北京


Living cost:High

Province:Hebei Province

Beijing the Capital city of the People Republic of China has an area of 16,801-kilometre square and a population of 21,700,000. Beijing is one of china’s city with a very high cost of living. Beijing is located in northern part of China and partially surrounded by Hebei Province. Below is the cost of living in Beijing based on 2016.



Meal,inexpensiverestaurant                      30.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course     190.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                          35.00 RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)               25.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 litters draught)               5.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (0.5 bottle)                      3.56RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                   2.16RMB


Milk (regular) (1 litter)                      10.50RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                  15.71RMB

Rice (white)(1kg)                                                                             7.31RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)                   26.89RMB

Apple (1kg)                                11.84RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                8.29RMB

Potato (1kg)                                5.93RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                   4.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                     200.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                       13.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                      2.30RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center           7,035.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center          4,070.62RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center           17,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center           9,200.00RMB

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