Cost of living in Dalian

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Cost of living in Dalian

Chinese name:大连市


Living cost:Medium


Dalian located at seaport in the south of Liaoning province, China has a population of 6,690,462 and an area of 13,237 kilometres’ square. It is a trading and financial centre in north-eastern Asia and has gained the name ‘Hong Kong of the Northern China.



Meal, inexpensive restaurant                    30.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course    130.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                          29.00RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)              18.50RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 litters draught)               5.50RMB

Coke/Pepsi 0.5 bottle)                         4.00RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                  2.00RMB


Milk (regular) (1 litter)                       9.50RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                  15.00RMB

Rice (white) (1kg)                            7.50RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)                  17.00RMB

Apple (1kg)                                 9.00RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                6.67RMB

Potato (1kg)                                4.33RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                 1.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                   240.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                     10.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                    2.60RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center          2,600.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center         1,666.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center          5,500.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center         3,500.00RMB

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