cost of living in Tianjin

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cost of living in Tianjin

Chinese name:天津

Population     : 14,131,500

Area               :  11,760 km square

Living cost      : Medium

Province         : Hebei


Tianjin is one of the four municipalities in China.its name means ‘the place where the emperor crossed the river’. Facing the Bohai Sea, Tianjin, theonetime imperial port, serves as Beijing’s vital gateway to sea.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                                                                          20.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant,3 course                                  105.00  RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                                                                                       25.00    RMB

Imported beer                                                                                                      20.00    RMB

Domestic beer                                                              5.00      RMB

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)                                                3.00     RMB

Water (0.33 litre bottle)                                                              2.00 RMB



Milk (regular) (1 gallon)39.75 RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (1lb)8.16    RMB

Rice (white) (1lb)                                                                                                    3.32    RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1lb)                                                                            9.53    RMB

Apple (1lb)                                                                                                             4.54    RMB

Tomato (1lb)                                                                                                            2.72    RMB

Potato (1lb)                                                                                                             2.69    RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                                                                            2.00      RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                                                                                  175.00  RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                                                                                        10.00    RMB


Rent Per Month          

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center                                                4,035.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center                                             2,070.62RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center                                                8,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center                                             3,200.00RMB


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