Cost of living in Changchun

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Cost of living in Changchun

Chinese name:长春


Living cost:Average


Changchun is the largest and capital of Jilin Province with population of 7, 764, 439, covering a total area of 20,571 kilometres square is located in the northeast of China. Changchun in its present form is a new city with only about 200 years of is of monsoon climate, locating in the transitional belt from wet area to sub dry area.



Meal,inexpensive restaurant                   20.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course    145.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                         30.00RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)               20.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 litters draught)            5.00RMB

 Coke/Pepsi (0.5 bottle)                     3.00RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                  1.67RMB


Milk (regular) (1 litter)                       10.00RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                  18.00RMB

Rice (white) (1kg)                            6.00RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)                   35.00RMB

Apple (1kg)                                12.50RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                9.50RMB

Potato (1kg)                                3.33RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                   1.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                     65.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                       8.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                      1.75RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center           6,433.33RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center          2,070.62RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center           8,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center          4,200.00RMB

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