French Polynesia is 2.3 times more expensive than China.

If you lived in French Polynesia instead of China, you would:

pay 3.6 times more for restaurants

 
China
French Polynesia
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $3.33
CN¥23.95
$13.77
CFPF1,515
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.25
CN¥37.77
$11.93
CFPF1,313
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $0.50
CN¥3.59
$2.21
CFPF243

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pay 2.8 times more for groceries

 
China
French Polynesia
Bread
1 loaf
$1.68
CN¥12.07
$2.37
CFPF260
Local cheese (8 oz) $6.22
CN¥44.78
$5.09
CFPF560
Milk (1 gallon) $7.41
CN¥53.33
$10.00
CFPF1,100

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pay 15.4% more for transportation

 
China
French Polynesia
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.64
CN¥33.39
$4.88
CFPF537
Monthly public transit pass $21.41
CN¥154.07
$27.64
CFPF3,041
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $21,385.50
CN¥153,898.59
$23,954.82
CFPF2,635,744

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pay 4.1 times more for housing

 
China
French Polynesia
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$14.28
CN¥102.74
$100.73
CFPF11,084
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $401.04
CN¥2,886.07
$1,163.19
CFPF127,986
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $247.64
CN¥1,782.10
$921.34
CFPF101,375

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pay 94.6% less for childcare

 
China
French Polynesia
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $456.56
CN¥3,285.60
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Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $16,918.49
CN¥121,752.25
$921.34
CFPF101,375

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pay 2.6 times more for entertainment and sports

 
China
French Polynesia
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $1.15
CN¥8.25
$6.13
CFPF674
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.48
CN¥25.07
$3.53
CFPF388
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$3.40
CN¥24.45
$12.23
CFPF1,345

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pay 2.1 times more for clothing

 
China
French Polynesia
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$51.26
CN¥368.91
$121.25
CFPF13,341
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$33.18
CN¥238.77
$90.04
CFPF9,908
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$80.69
CN¥580.69
$142.35
CFPF15,662

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