Cost of living in Guangzhou, China

Summary of cost of living in Guangzhou

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: 19,344元
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: 10,354元
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Guangzhou, China. Current as of Nov 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district 54元
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) 32元
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast 22元
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk 19元
12 eggs, large 17元
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes 9元
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese 52元
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples 13元
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes 7元
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket 5.59元
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality 73元
2 liters of coca-cola 8元
Bread for 2 people for 1 day 10元
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area 8,841元
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area 5,450元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat 390元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area 6,810元
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area 3,875元
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio 271元
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) 82元
40” flat screen tv 3,088元
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) 666元
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) 54元
Hourly rate for cleaning help 38元
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) 468元
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) 209元
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) 608元
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes 540元
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new 162,973元
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas 7元
Monthly ticket public transport 210元
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) 33元
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) 26元
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 84元
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) 324元
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) 26元
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 48元
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 36元
4 rolls of toilet paper 10元
Tube of toothpaste 17元
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city 79元
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 214元
2 tickets to the movies 91元
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) 745元
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert 421元
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 78元
Cappuccino in expat area of the city 34元
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) 37元
Ipad wi-fi 128gb 3,684元
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) 0.27元
1 month of gym membership in business district 347元
1 package of marlboro cigarettes 19元
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 156 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: November 29, 2020

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