Cost of living in Shantou (China) is about the same as in Amarillo, Texas (United States)
WARNING! This comparison is based on only a few data points. At this point it is only a guess. It is based on 108 prices entered by 17 different people.
For example, to keep the same standard of living that would require $3,300 in Amarillo, Texas you would need to make just about $3,219 (元21,299) in Shantou.