Summary

Cost of living in Mainz is 2% more expensive than Shanghai according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,817
$1,855
Cost of Living
$1,333
$2,921
Average Salary
$1,453
$1,291
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,118.04
$993.21
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$615.82
$577.88
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,569.16
$1,880.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,299.96
$1,763.02

Salaries And Financing

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$1,333.41
$2,920.96
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%5.04
%1.78

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$71.27
$244.54
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.03
$0.13
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$16.17
$32.91

Markets

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$2.6
$0.83
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.34
$1.46
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.7
$2.03
Local Cheese (1kg)
$15.93
$9.47
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$0.78
$0.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$16.2
$6.26
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$0.82
$0.94
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.48
$1.41
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$3.28
$7.76
Apples (1kg)
$2.7
$2.53
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$5.83
$8.25
Oranges (1kg)
$2.6
$1.97
Potato (1kg)
$1.39
$1.56
Lettuce (1 head)
$0.7
$0.88
Rice (white), (1kg)
$1.42
$2.33
Tomato (1kg)
$1.65
$2.48
Banana (1kg)
$2.04
$1.68
Onion (1kg)
$1.34
$1.41
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$14.75
$11.12

Transportation

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$0.56
$3.2
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$29.45
$96.46
Gasoline (1 liter)
$1.06
$1.57
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,452.17
$23,761.65
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.13
$3.55
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$0.41
$2.06
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$6.22
$36.44
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,257.82
$23,304.94

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$69.11
$74.75
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.75
$39.17
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$90.63
$90.89
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$108.22
$115.57

Restaurants

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$5.07
$11.75
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$31.09
$52.1
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.35
$8.7
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$1.72
$3.73
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.5
$3.53
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.6
$2.48
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$0.47
$2.06
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.15
$2.79

Sports And Leisure

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$56.46
$42.41
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$14.62
$11.75
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$8.96
$12.93

Childcare

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$734.37
$428.83
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$25,660.84
$12,654.6

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Shanghai
Mainz
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$13,309.27
$4,701.4
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$7,028.04
$4,113.72