cost of living in Guangzhou

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cost of living in Guangzhou

Chinese name:广州

Population     : 12 million

Living cost      : High

Province         : Guangdong province

Guangzhou(Canton)is the largest city and capital city of Guangdong Province with the Population of 12 million. The city serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural centre of Guangdong Province. Once called Canton, Guangzhou is considered the home of traditional (Cantonese) “Chinese food “. Many tourists really enjoy the beautiful attractions of the old temples and mild weather conditions. Guangzhou have attractive sites such as safari park, Chime-long Circus, The amusement park, Chime-long water park and so more.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                                                                           25.00RMB

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

Mcmeal at McDonalds                                                                                       30.00 RMB

Imported beer(11.2 OZ small bottle)                                                               15.00 RMB

Domestic beer(1-pint draught)                                                              6.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (11.2 OZ small bottle)                                               3.19RMB

Water (11.2 OZ small bottle)                                                                             2.25RMB



milk (regular) (1 gallon)                                                                                           41.64RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)                                                                               8.62RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)                                                                                                       4.75RMB

chicken breast (boneless) (1lb)                                                                               9.25RMB

Apple (1lb)                                                                                                                  4.54RMB

Tomato (1lb)                                                                                                               3.93RMB

Potato (1lb)                                                                                                                 3.63RMB



One way ticket (local transport)                                                                            2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                                                                                  300.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                                                                                          10.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff).                                                                                      4.18RMB

Rent Per Month          

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center                                                8,947.33RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center                                             4,400.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center                                                15,562.50RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center                                             7,466.67RMB

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