Cost of Living Comparison

CNY
COMPARED TO
PLN

Warsaw is 3.9% more expensive than Beijing.

If you lived in Warsaw instead of Beijing, you would:
local_dining

pay 69.8% more for restaurants

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Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $4.23
CN¥28.69
$5.90
zł21.85
+39.4%
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$4.93
CN¥33.47
$5.07
zł18.79
+2.7%
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.51
CN¥3.48
$1.00
zł3.72
+95.6%
Bottle of water (11 fl. oz) $0.34
CN¥2.32
$0.83
zł3.06
+141.3%
Average +69.8%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of restaurants
local_grocery_store

pay 19.2% less for groceries

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Bread
1 loaf
$1.89
CN¥12.82
$0.80
zł2.95
-57.8%
Local cheese (8 oz) $8.63
CN¥58.52
$3.39
zł12.55
-60.8%
Milk (1 gallon) $7.01
CN¥47.51
$2.47
zł9.17
-64.7%
Eggs
1 dozen
$1.86
CN¥12.60
$1.94
zł7.18
+4.3%
Boneless chicken breast (1 lb) $1.50
CN¥10.15
$1.97
zł7.32
+32.0%
Apples (1 lb) $0.87
CN¥5.87
$0.36
zł1.32
-59.0%
Bananas (1 lb) $0.63
CN¥4.30
$0.52
zł1.91
-18.7%
Oranges (1 lb) $0.84
CN¥5.67
$0.61
zł2.26
-27.0%
Tomatoes (1 lb) $0.51
CN¥3.43
$0.72
zł2.66
+42.1%
Potatoes (1 lb) $0.36
CN¥2.41
$0.32
zł1.17
-10.9%
Onions (1 lb) $0.33
CN¥2.24
$0.36
zł1.33
+9.0%
Average -19.2%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of groceries
drive_eta

pay 12.2% more for transportation

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Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.86
CN¥26.15
$4.49
zł16.63
+16.4%
Monthly public transit pass $28.20
CN¥191.26
$25.94
zł96.13
-8.0%
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $19,739.72
CN¥133,882.66
$18,866.75
zł69,912.57
-4.4%
Taxi trip in downtown area (5 miles) $4.43
CN¥30.03
$6.41
zł23.77
+44.9%
Average +12.2%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of transportation
home

pay 24.6% more for housing

  Beijing help_outline Warsaw help_outline  
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$13.93
CN¥94.45
$13.25
zł49.08
-4.9%
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,028.53
CN¥6,975.93
$675.52
zł2,503.21
-34.3%
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $608.78
CN¥4,128.99
$508.89
zł1,885.73
-16.4%
Utilities for two (700 sq ft apartment)
including electric, gas, water, heating
$47.05
CN¥319.12
$119.44
zł442.61
+153.9%
Average +24.6%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of housing
child_care

pay 57.1% less for childcare

  Beijing help_outline Warsaw help_outline  
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $716.31
CN¥4,858.30
$338.76
zł1,255.31
-52.7%
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $22,192.79
CN¥150,520.35
$8,537.20
zł31,635.44
-61.5%
Average -57.1%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of childcare
gamepad

pay 7.9% less for entertainment and sports

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Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.11
CN¥14.34
$2.36
zł8.74
+11.5%
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.37
CN¥29.61
$2.50
zł9.28
-42.7%
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$2.82
CN¥19.13
$4.01
zł14.86
+42.2%
Monthly membership at local gym $48.61
CN¥329.71
$26.27
zł97.33
-46.0%
Movie ticket to theater/cinema $7.40
CN¥50.21
$7.08
zł26.22
-4.4%
Average -7.9%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of entertainment and sports
store

pay 4.7% more for clothing

  Beijing help_outline Warsaw help_outline  
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$67.41
CN¥457.22
$78.96
zł292.60
+17.1%
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$35.81
CN¥242.90
$40.95
zł151.73
+14.3%
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$76.44
CN¥518.47
$73.48
zł272.30
-3.9%
Men's business shoes (leather) $103.20
CN¥699.94
$94.33
zł349.53
-8.6%
Average +4.7%

Beijing vs. Warsaw - Cost of clothing
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