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St Petersberg vs Shanghai
Spg vs Sha

Average net salary (After tax)

Shanghai
St Petersberg

Housing

  • Rent apartment
  • Buy apartment

Rent 1 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Spg
Outside city centre
Sha
Spg

Rent 3 bedroom apartment

Cost per month

In city centre
Sha
Spg
Outside city centre
Sha
Spg

Buy apartment

Price per m2

In city centre
Sha
Spg
Outside city centre
Sha
Spg

Mortgage rates

Shanghai
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%
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Utilities

  • Basic Utilities
  • Internet & Phone

Basic utilities

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

Shanghai
St Petersberg

Internet

60 Mbps or more, unlimited data, Cable/ADSL

Sha
Spg

Mobile phone data

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

Sha
Spg

Transport

  • Public Transport
  • Car

One-way ticket

Local transport

Sha
Spg

Monthly pass

Regular price

Sha
Spg

Fuel prices

Per Litre

Shanghai
St Petersberg

Buying a new car

Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90KW Trendline (Or equivalent)

Sha
Spg
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Groceries

  • Staples
  • Meat
  • Produce
  • Cigarettes

Staples

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

Pack of cigarettes

(Marlboro)

Shanghai
St Petersberg

Meat & cheese

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

Vegetables

Potatoes 1kg
Sha
Spg
Lettuce 1 head
Sha
Spg
Tomatoes 1kg
Sha
Spg

Fruit

Apples 1kg
Sha
Spg
Oranges 1 head
Sha
Spg
Bananas 1kg
Sha
Spg

Eating Out

  • Food
  • Drinks

Meal for two

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

Mcdonalds McMeal

Or equivalent combo meal

Shanghai
4.5%
St Petersberg
5.5%

Restaurant Prices in Shanghai are 17.14% higher than in St Petersberg

Drinks

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

Alcohol

  • Beer
  • Wine

Domestic beer

Restaurant 0.5L draught
Sha
Spg
Market 0.5L bottle
Sha
Spg

Imported beer

Restaurant 0.33L bottle
Sha
Spg
Market 0.33L bottle
Sha
Spg

Bottle of wine

Mid-range, from supermarket

Shanghai
5
St Petersberg

Clothing

  • Clothing
  • Shoes

Pair of jeans

Levis 501 or similar

Sha
Spg

Summer dress

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

Sha
Spg

Shoes

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

Leisure

  • Cinema
  • Sports

Cinema

One ticket for an international release

Shanghai
$15.33
St Petersberg
$11.43

Tennis court rental

One hour on weekend

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth

Fitness club

Monthly fee for one adult

Sha $4,070.74/mth
Spg $4,070.74/mth