Summary

Cost of living in Hangzhou is 28% more expensive than Ningbo according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$661
$919
Cost of Living
$1,043
$1,073
Average Salary
$398
$655
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$306.12
$504.02
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$248.97
$303.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$677.82
$1,112.96
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$404.09
$622.64

Salaries And Financing

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,042.81
$1,073.07
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.48
%4.94

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$51.47
$45.19
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.04
$0.05
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$13.56
$17.55

Markets

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.06
$2.32
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$1.51
$1.47
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.09
$1.9
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.24
$10.17
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.79
$0.64
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$10.43
$12.51
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.69
$1.01
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.85
$1.85
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$3.34
$3.91
Apples (1kg)
$2.22
$1.83
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$3.98
$3.61
Oranges (1kg)
$1.7
$1.3
Potato (1kg)
$1.01
$0.69
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.63
$0.45
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.37
$1.09
Tomato (1kg)
$1.42
$0.78
Banana (1kg)
$1.54
$1.25
Onion (1kg)
$1.18
$1.91
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$12.67
$8.17

Transportation

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.42
$0.47
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$14.47
$16.16
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.1
$1.12
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,420.36
$23,463.16
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$1.77
$1.77
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.39
$0.42
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$6.26
$6.96
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,613.28
$20,856.14

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$71.9
$58.85
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$41.4
$41.12
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$93.85
$94.37
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$92.74
$92.74

Restaurants

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$3.65
$3.81
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$23.46
$24.51
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.21
$5.24
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$1.56
$1.07
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.02
$3.36
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.47
$0.53
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.31
$0.28
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.69
$4.05

Sports And Leisure

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$32.8
$31.69
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$15.64
$13.24
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$6.26
$6.52

Childcare

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$778.63
$658.71
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$17,154.18
$22,681.06

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Ningbo
Hangzhou
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$4,562.28
$8,123.2
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,867.72
$4,145.16