cost of living in Suzhou

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cost of living in Suzhou

Chinese name: SuZhou

Population     :10,578,700

Living cost      :Medium

Province         : Jiangsu

Suzhou is suited in southern Jiangsu Province in the Centre of the Yangtze Delta. Suzhou is an economic centre and about 100 km north of shanghai. The warm and calm Climate makes the city a desirable destination all year round.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                                                                            26.50   RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course                                  150.00  RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                                                                                        30.00    RMB

Imported beer (11.2 OZ small bottle) 12.00    RMB

Domestic beer (1-pint draught)                    10.00    RMB

Coke/Pepsi (11.2 OZ small bottle)                             2.00      RMB

Water (11.2 OZ small bottle)                                                                             1.83     RMB




Milk (regular) (1 gallon)52.00 RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)11.11 RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)                                                                                                    3.10   RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1lb)                                                                            37.04 RMB

Apple (1lb)                                                                                                             5.75 RMB

Tomato (1lb)                                                                                                            2.75 RMB

Potato (1lb)                                                                                                             2.12 RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                                                                            2.00     RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                                                                                  150.00 RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                                                                                          10.00   RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff).                                                                                      2.90     RMB


Rent Per Month          

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center                                             3,060.00 RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center                                              1,375.00 RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center                                                 5,540.00 RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center                                               3,783.33 RMB

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