Cost of living in Dongguan

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Cost of living in Dongguan

Chinese name:东莞


Living cost:Medium


Dongguan located in the mid-south Guangdong Province and in the East of the Pearl River Delta is having a population of 8,220,207 and an area of 17,573 kilometres square. Dongguan is 90 kilometres (about 56 miles) from Hong Kong as well as 48 miles from Macau.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                     22.50RMB

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

Mcmeal at McDonalds                           28.00RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)                9.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 litters draught)            5.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (0.5 bottle)                       3.00RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                   2.00RMB


Milk (regular) (1 litter)                                                                     11.00RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                                                                 9.61RMB

Rice (white) (1kg)                                                                         8.00RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)                   25.00RMB

Apple (1kg)                                 9.79RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                7.00RMB

Potato (1kg)                                6.94RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                   2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                     55.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                       8.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                      2.40RMB

Rent Per Month           

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

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center           500.00RMB

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

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center          1,500.00RMB

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