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Shanghai vs Kiev
Sha vs Kbp

Average net salary (After tax)

Kiev
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Sha
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Kbp
Sha
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Kbp
Sha
Outside city centre
Kbp
Sha

Mortgage rates

Kiev
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Kiev
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Kbp
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Kbp
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Kbp
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Kbp
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Kiev
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Kbp
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Kiev
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

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

Fruit

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

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Kiev
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Kiev are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

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

Imported beer

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

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Kiev
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Kbp
Sha

Summer dress

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

Kbp
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Kiev
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

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

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

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