Cost of living in Chengdu

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Cost of living in Chengdu

Chinese name:成都


Living cost:Low


Chengdu the capital of China’s Southwest Sichuan Province with an area 14,378.18-kilometre square and a population of 14,427,500. Below is the cost of living of Chengdu based on 2016.Chengdu is famous as the home of giant pandas with a lot of interesting places for leisure.


Meal,inexpensive restaurant                     15.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course     120.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                          26.00RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)               12.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 liters draught)             6.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi 0.5 litre bottle)                    3.00RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                  1.94RMB


Milk (regular) (1 litter)                       12.50RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                  7.25RMB

Rice (white) (1kg)                            8.00RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)                   21.67RMB

Apple (1kg)                                13.33RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                8.00RMB

Potato (1kg)                                6.33RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                   2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                    100.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                      8.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                     2.00RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center           1,650.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center          1,200.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center           3,250.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center          3,333.00RMB

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