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Kiev vs Shanghai
Kbp vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
Kiev

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Kbp
Outside city centre
Sha
Kbp

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Kbp
Outside city centre
Sha
Kbp

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Kbp
Outside city centre
Sha
Kbp

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
Kiev
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

Electricity, heating, water, Garbage for a 85m2 Apartment

Shanghai
Kiev

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Kbp

Mobile phone data

One-minute local prepaid call (no plan or discount)

Sha
Kbp

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Kbp

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Kbp

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
Kiev

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Kbp
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

Milk 1L
Sha
Kbp
White bread 500g
Sha
Kbp
Eggs 12
Sha
Kbp
White rice 1kg
Sha
Kbp

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
Kiev

Meat & cheese

Chicken breasts 1kg
Sha
Kbp
Beef round 1kg
Sha
Kbp
Local cheese 1kg
Sha
Kbp

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Kbp
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Kbp
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Kbp

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Kbp
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Kbp
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Kbp

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

Inexpensive restaurant 2 meals
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Mid-range restaurant Three-course meal for two people
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
Kiev
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in Kiev

Drinks

Coke/Pepsi 0.33L
bottle
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Water 0.33L
bottle
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth
Cappuccino regular
Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Kbp
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Kbp

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Kbp
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Kbp

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
Kiev

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Kbp

Summer dress

From a chain store (e.g. Zara, H&M)

Sha
Kbp

Shoes

1 pair Nike shoes
Sha
Kbp
1 pair men's leather shoes
Sha
Kbp

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
Kiev
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Kbp $4,070.74/mth