Cost of living in Essen, Germany vs Shanghai, China

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warning This comparison has some inconsistent or sparse data. It already provides a reliable comparison but it is not bullet-proof. It is based on 369 prices entered by 58 different people.
These prices were last updated on October 26, 2020. Exchange rate: 7.932 CNY / EUR

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Cost of living in Essen (Germany) is about the same as in Shanghai (China)

For example, you would need at least 56,596元 (€7,135) in Essen to maintain the same standard of living that you can have with 56,000元 in Shanghai.

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