living cost in yunnan

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living cost in yunnan

Chinese name:云南

Population     : 45,966,239

Living cost      : Medium

Capital            : Kunming

Yunnan “the place south of colourful cloud” is situated at the southwest of China with the population of 45,966,239 and with its capital as Kunming and borders Vietnam, Laos and Burma. Below are estimates of prices based on the cost of living in Yunnan based on 2016.


Meal, inexpensive restaurant                                                                           25.00RMB

Meal for two people, mid-range restaurant, 3 course                                100.00RMB

Mcmeal at McDonalds                                                                                        25.00 RMB

Imported beer (0.33 liters draught)   25.00RMB

Domestic beer (0.5 litters draught)                                      7.00RMB

Coke/Pepsi 0.5 bottle)                                     4.00RMB

Water (0.33 liter small bottle)                                                                     1.33RMB


Milk (regular) (1 lite)          11.00 RMB

Loaf of fresh white bread (500g)                                                                              15.00RMB

Rice (white) (1kg)19.00RMB

Chicken breast (boneless) (1kg)27.00RMB

Apple (1kg)                                                                                                             14.00RMB

Tomato (1kg)                                                                                                             8.50RMB

Potato (1kg)                                                                                                             5.00RMB


One way ticket (local transport)                                                                            2.00RMB

Monthly pass (regular price)                                                                                  250.00RMB

Taxi start (normal tariff)                                                                                          9.00RMB

Taxi 1 mile (normal tariff)                              1.80RMB

Rent Per Month          

Apartment (1 bedroom) inside city center                                                1,900.00RMB

Apartment (1 bedroom) outside city center                                            1,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) inside city center                                                4,000.00RMB

Apartment (3 bedroom) outside city center                                             3,100.00 RMB

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