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Shanghai vs Canberra
Sha vs Cbr

Average net salary (After tax)

Canberra
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Sha
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Cbr
Sha
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Cbr
Sha
Outside city centre
Cbr
Sha

Mortgage rates

Canberra
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Canberra
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Cbr
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Cbr
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Cbr
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Cbr
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Canberra
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Cbr
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Canberra
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Cbr
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Cbr
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Cbr
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Cbr
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Cbr
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Cbr
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Canberra
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Canberra are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Cbr
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Cbr
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Cbr
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Canberra
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Cbr
Sha

Summer dress

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

Cbr
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Canberra
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Cbr $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth