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Shanghai vs Gold Coast
Sha vs Glc

Average net salary (After tax)

Gold Coast
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Sha
Outside city centre
Glc
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Glc
Sha
Outside city centre
Glc
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Glc
Sha
Outside city centre
Glc
Sha

Mortgage rates

Gold Coast
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Gold Coast
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Glc
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Glc
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Glc
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Glc
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Gold Coast
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Glc
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Gold Coast
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Glc
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Glc
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Glc
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Glc
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Glc
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Glc
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Gold Coast
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Gold Coast are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Glc
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Glc
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Glc
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Glc
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Gold Coast
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Glc
Sha

Summer dress

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

Glc
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Gold Coast
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Glc $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth