Cost of living in Xi’an

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Cost of living in Xi’an

Chinese name: 西安市


Living cost:Medium

Province:Shanxi Province

It is the large city capital of Shaanxi province in central China with a population of 8,705,600 and an area of 9,983-kilometer square. Xi’an climate condition is characterized by hot summer and cold, dry winter. Spring and autumn will be somewhat brief and short.



Meal, inexpensive restaurant                     10.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant,3 course      50.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                           30.00RMB

Imported beer (0.5 liter draught)                30.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.33 litre bottle)                  3.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle)                     3.17RMB

Water (0.33 litre bottle)                       1.33RMB


milk (regular) (1 litter)                       12.00RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                   7.00RMB

Rice (white) 1 kg                             5.00RMB

chicken breast (boneless) 1 kg                    21.00RMB

Apple (1 kg)                                10.00RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                6.00RMB

Potato (1 kg)                                5.00RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                   1.50RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                     50.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                      10.00RMB

Taxi 1 km (normal tariff)                       1.75RMB

Rent Per Month           

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city centre           2,666.67RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city centre          1,833.33RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city centre           4,570.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city centre          3,900.00RMB

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