Beijing is 17.5% more expensive than Panama City.

If you lived in Beijing instead of Panama City, you would:

pay 54.4% less for restaurants

 
Panama City
Beijing
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $10.00
PAB10.00
$4.37
CN¥31.61
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.00
PAB7.00
$5.82
CN¥42.15
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.73
PAB1.73
$0.53
CN¥3.83

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pay 14.6% less for groceries

 
Panama City
Beijing
Bread
1 loaf
$2.36
PAB2.36
$2.04
CN¥14.77
Local cheese (8 oz) $4.56
PAB4.56
$6.63
CN¥48.01
Milk (1 gallon) $6.17
PAB6.17
$7.67
CN¥55.52

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pay 7.8% more for transportation

 
Panama City
Beijing
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.18
PAB4.18
$4.79
CN¥34.70
Monthly public transit pass $25.00
PAB25.00
$43.66
CN¥316.09
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $22,250.00
PAB22,250.00
$24,196.95
CN¥175,169.00

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pay 13.5% less for housing

 
Panama City
Beijing
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$50.20
PAB50.20
$20.10
CN¥145.48
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $900.91
PAB900.91
$1,154.95
CN¥8,361.01
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $515.48
PAB515.48
$634.84
CN¥4,595.77

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pay 2.6 times more for childcare

 
Panama City
Beijing
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $420.62
PAB420.62
$951.31
CN¥6,886.84
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $9,343.71
PAB9,343.71
$27,770.10
CN¥201,036.06

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pay 12.6% more for entertainment and sports

 
Panama City
Beijing
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.50
PAB2.50
$1.46
CN¥10.54
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.51
PAB3.51
$4.37
CN¥31.67
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$5.78
PAB5.78
$4.37
CN¥31.61

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pay 23.1% more for clothing

 
Panama City
Beijing
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$53.50
PAB53.50
$69.18
CN¥500.79
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$41.33
PAB41.33
$43.88
CN¥317.67
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$74.88
PAB74.88
$89.48
CN¥647.77

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