China is 12.1% cheaper than Papua New Guinea.

If you lived in China instead of Papua New Guinea, you would:

pay 47.5% less for restaurants

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $7.79
PGK25.59
$3.40
CN¥23.06
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$5.67
PGK18.61
$5.44
CN¥36.89
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.32
PGK4.32
$0.52
CN¥3.51

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pay 18.4% less for groceries

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Bread
1 loaf
$1.64
PGK5.40
$1.82
CN¥12.31
Local cheese (8 oz) $3.50
PGK11.50
$6.98
CN¥47.33
Milk (1 gallon) $5.99
PGK19.67
$7.82
CN¥53.01

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pay 22.9% less for transportation

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.81
PGK12.50
$4.16
CN¥28.21
Monthly public transit pass $14.17
PGK46.52
$17.84
CN¥120.98
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $36,841.43
PGK120,951.12
$22,106.75
CN¥149,936.81

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pay 71.4% less for housing

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$415.65
PGK1,364.58
$14.92
CN¥101.17
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,643.69
PGK5,396.28
$404.30
CN¥2,742.13
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $694.32
PGK2,279.46
$256.14
CN¥1,737.27

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pay 90.9% more for childcare

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $417.22
PGK1,369.75
$443.85
CN¥3,010.34
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $6,022.16
PGK19,770.86
$16,577.11
CN¥112,432.56

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pay 32.3% less for entertainment and sports

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $2.55
PGK8.37
$1.06
CN¥7.17
Cappuccino in mid-range area $3.02
PGK9.92
$3.94
CN¥26.72
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$6.66
PGK21.86
$3.36
CN¥22.76

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pay 17.2% more for clothing

 
Papua New Guinea
China
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$41.09
PGK134.91
$66.87
CN¥453.56
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$45.27
PGK148.63
$38.65
CN¥262.17
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$70.85
PGK232.60
$95.94
CN¥650.72

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