Cost of Living Data for Beijing

Restaurants Value Range
Inexpensive meal 25.00
1483
15.00 - 50.00
Mid-range meal 154.58
104
100.00 - 200.00
Meal at McDonalds (Combo) 30.00
1435
25.00 - 38.20
Domestic beer 5.00
2002
5.00 - 10.00
Imported beer 20.00
1265
20.00 - 40.00
Cappuccino 28.62
1140
22.00 - 30.00
Coke/Pepsi 3.60
1629
2.50 - 5.00

Transportation Value Range
One-way ticket (local transport) 4.00 2.00 - 4.00
Monthly pass (regular price) 180.00 90.00 - 200.00
Taxi 3.70 3.22 - 4.51
Gasoline 24.20 24.61 - 32.18
Car (VW Golf 1.4 90kW Trendline) 150000.00 120000.00 - 160000.00

Sports and Leisure Value Range
Fitness club (monthly, adult) 378.81 200.00 - 400.00
Tennis court rent 120.00 50.00 - 150.00
Cinema (international release) 80.00 50.00 - 100.00

Rent Per Month Value Range
Apartment (1 bed) city centre 6895.93 4000.00 - 8888.00
Apartment (1 bed) outside centre 3679.17 2500.00 - 4000.00
Apartment (3 bed) city centre 17888.89 11000.00 - 25000.00
Apartment (3 bed) outside centre 9529.41 5000.00 - 11000.00

Salaries and Financing Value Range
Net monthly disposable income 7409.97 5000.00 - 13500.00
Annual mortgage interest rate % 5.59 5.00 - 6.50

Markets Value Range
Milk 45.70
1175
30.28 - 56.78
Loaf of fresh white bread 15.63
1111
5.44 - 18.14
Dozen eggs 13.20
1356
8.00 - 15.00
Local cheese 43.85
1023
22.68 - 68.04
Chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, 1kg) 13.44
1413
9.07 - 15.88
Water 1.84
1911
1.00 - 2.00
Wine 100.00
964
60.00 - 100.00
Cigarettes 20.00
1493
12.00 - 22.00

Utilities Value Range
Internet access (monthly, 10Mbps, unlimited) 137.73 90.00 - 168.00
1 minute of pre-paid mobile credit local 0.50 0.25 - 1.00
Utilities for 85sq.m. apartment (electricity, heating, waste, water) 324.97 170.00 - 463.64

Clothing and Shoes Value Range
Pair of jeans (Levi) 446.15 300.00 - 700.00
Summer dress in chain store (Zara, H&M) 251.27 150.00 - 350.00
Pair of running shoes (Nike) 657.78 600.00 - 700.00
Pair of business shoes (man, leather) 730.77 300.00 - 800.00

Property Purchase Price Value Range
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment city centre 6785.74 4645.11 - 11148.27
Price per sq.ft. to buy apartment outside centre 3209.38 2787.07 - 4180.60