Cost of Living Comparison

CNY
COMPARED TO
XCD
If you lived in Saint John's instead of Beijing, you would:
local_dining

pay (unknown) more for restaurants

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.34
CN¥29.47
??
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.07
CN¥34.38
??
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.54
CN¥3.68
??
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.36
CN¥2.47
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay (unknown) more for groceries

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Bread
1 loaf
$1.76
CN¥11.96
??
Local cheese (8 oz) $7.15
CN¥48.52
??
Milk (1 gallon) $6.67
CN¥45.24
??
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.90
CN¥12.91
??
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.46
CN¥9.92
??
Apples (1 lb) $0.78
CN¥5.32
??
Bananas (1 lb) $0.62
CN¥4.23
??
Oranges (1 lb) $0.83
CN¥5.63
??
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.53
CN¥3.60
??
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.34
CN¥2.28
??
Onions (1 lb) $0.34
CN¥2.28
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay (unknown) more for transportation

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.99
CN¥27.04
??
Monthly public transit pass $28.96
CN¥196.45
??
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $20,274.87
CN¥137,512.27
??
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $4.55
CN¥30.84
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of transportation
home

pay (unknown) more for housing

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$13.14
CN¥89.12
??
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,003.37
CN¥6,805.22
??
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $638.15
CN¥4,328.19
??
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$46.59
CN¥315.97
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of housing
child_care

pay (unknown) more for childcare

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $708.51
CN¥4,805.42
??
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $20,293.76
CN¥137,640.39
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay (unknown) more for entertainment and sports

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.11
CN¥14.29
??
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.52
CN¥30.68
??
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.90
CN¥19.64
??
Monthly membership at local gym $47.16
CN¥319.89
??
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $7.82
CN¥53.04
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay (unknown) more for clothing

  Beijing help_outline Saint John's  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$66.36
CN¥450.05
??
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$36.68
CN¥248.76
??
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$78.97
CN¥535.64
??
Men's business shoes (leather) $89.16
CN¥604.70
??

Beijing vs. Saint John's - Cost of clothing
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