Cost of living in Shenzen

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Cost of living in Shenzen

Chinese name:深圳


Living cost:High


Shenzhen found in Guangdong province have the population of 10,778,900. Shenzhen is located at the Eastern shore of the pearl river and also located at the north of Hong Kong special administrative Region. Compared to other cities though Shenzhen can boast of many attractive and interesting places for leisure and it is also one of the cities with high cost of living.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                     30.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course     170.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                           30.00RMB

Imported beer (11.2 OZ small bottle)               15.00RMB

Domestic beer (1-pint draught)               7.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (11.2 OZ small bottle)                 3.30RMB

Water (11.2 OZ small bottle)                     2.15RMB


Milk (regular) (1 gallon)                       58.98RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)                   8.72RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)                            4.69RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1lb)                   13.21RMB

Apple (1lb)                                7.74RMB

Tomato (1lb)                               4.98RMB

Potato (1lb)                               3.15RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                  2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                   250.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                     10.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                     3.86RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center           5,887.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center          3,450.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center          13,800.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center          7,440.00RMB

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