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Shanghai vs Panama City
Sha vs Pan

Average net salary (After tax)

Panama City
Shanghai

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Sha
Outside city centre
Pan
Sha

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Pan
Sha
Outside city centre
Pan
Sha

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Pan
Sha
Outside city centre
Pan
Sha

Mortgage rates

Panama City
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Panama City
Shanghai

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Pan
Sha

Mobile phone data

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

Pan
Sha

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Pan
Sha

Monthly pass

Regular price

Pan
Sha

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Panama City
Shanghai

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Pan
Sha
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Panama City
Shanghai

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Pan
Sha
Lettuce 1 head
Pan
Sha
Tomatoes 1kg
Pan
Sha

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Pan
Sha
Oranges 1 head
Pan
Sha
Bananas 1kg
Pan
Sha

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Panama City
4.5%
Shanghai
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Panama City are 17.14% higher than in Shanghai

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Pan
Sha
Market 0.5L bottle
Pan
Sha

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Pan
Sha
Market 0.33L bottle
Pan
Sha

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Panama City
5
Shanghai

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Pan
Sha

Summer dress

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

Pan
Sha

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Panama City
$15.33
Shanghai
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Pan $4,070.74/mth
Sha $4,070.74/mth